Canadian Army honours the memory of Private Thomas Welch at memorial service

Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces The 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, today honoured the memory of Private Thomas Welch at Garrison Petawawa. Brigadier-General Stephen Cadden, Commander, 4th Canadian Division, presented members of Private Welch’s family with his Sacrifice Medal, Memorial Crosses, and Memorial Ribbons at a private memorial service held at Garrison Petawawa. The Sacrifice Medal is a tangible and lasting … Continue reading Canadian Army honours the memory of Private Thomas Welch at memorial service

Royal Canadian Air Force supports Hurricane Harvey Relief Flight to Texas

News Release From National Defence September 3, 2017 – Trenton, Ontario – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces A Royal Canadian Air Force CC130J Hercules departed 8 Wing Trenton, Ontario today, for Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, carrying humanitarian supplies from the Government of Canada to aid in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. In the wake of the hurricane, the Government of Canada offered to assist with … Continue reading Royal Canadian Air Force supports Hurricane Harvey Relief Flight to Texas

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces funding to complete redevelopment of Winnipeg’s Assiniboine Park

Winnipeg, Manitoba July, 2017 Canada’s cultural and recreational industries make invaluable contributions to our society. They help grow our economy, reflect our creativity and diversity, and strengthen our understanding of what it means to be Canadian. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the Government of Canada will provide up to $35 million in funding to build Canada’s Diversity Gardens at Assiniboine Park in … Continue reading Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces funding to complete redevelopment of Winnipeg’s Assiniboine Park