Post Tagged with: "CAF"

Message from the DM, CDS regarding sexual misconduct

July 23, 2019 at 8:49 am

The Government of Canada has agreed to a settlement relating to several class action lawsuits regarding sexual misconduct that were brought on behalf of current and former Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members. The proposed settlement would include current and former CAF members, Department of National Defence (DND) employees, and Staff of the Non-Public Funds (NPF), Canadian Forces employees, who experienced sexual misconduct – including sexual harassment, sexual assault or discrimination based on sex, gender, genderRead More

Seemless Canada hopes to boost health care access

July 9, 2019 at 1:01 pm

DND The Department of National Defence and Canadian Armed Forces representatives met again in Ottawa in June with provincial and territorial counterparts to advance the Canadian Armed Forces’ Seamless Canada initiative. Bringing together Seamless Canada representatives for the third time since the initiative was launched, the Ottawa symposium focussed on finding ways military families can better access health care services when relocated to another province. Participants exchanged best practices and shared current innovative approaches. DeliveringRead More

Respect in the CAF expected to have lasting impact

July 9, 2019 at 10:06 am

Cliff Kenyon Facilitators from PSP Health Promotion are pleased with the response to workshops they have held to combat sexual misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). The one-day workshops called Respect in the CAF are part of Operation Honour launched in 2015. “We get the opportunity to engage with the members about it (sexual misconduct), and hope the conversations had between members will provide insight to new perspectives. Through this process we hope toRead More

Reserve Force pay: what’s in your paycheque?

June 25, 2019 at 12:19 pm

DND As promised in Canada’s defence policy, Strong, Secure, Engaged, the Canadian Armed Forces has changed how it calculates Reserve Force pay so it aligns with the Regular Force. While not a pay increase per se, Reservists will now receive 7.8 per cent more money in their paycheque. Reservists will begin receiving the new rate by the end month pay in August. It is retroactive to April 1, 2019. What’s changed is the methodology usedRead More

Changes to compensation and benefits for Canadian Armed Forces members

June 25, 2019 at 9:20 am

National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces The Treasury Board has approved a number of changes to compensation and benefits for members of the Canadian Armed Forces, it was announced June 18 in Ottawa. Many of these changes are major, and most are effective immediately and backdated. For most increases affecting pay or allowances, members should begin receiving the new rates on their end of August pay. The Department of National Defence and the Canadian ArmedRead More

Take your dog for a walk to join 60-minute challenge

Take your dog for a walk to join 60-minute challenge

May 14, 2019 at 10:03 am

The Courier Everyone loves a challenge and this one involves the entire family and is meant to be fun. It’s called WOOF! 60 minute Challenge, organized by National Recreations of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). And it’s all pretty simple. First, you register your participation at www.facebook.com/CF.REC.FC. Then you take your beloved dog for a walk on May 25 and have a chance to win a fun pet kit worth $300. You can walk inRead More