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World Mental Health Day: Promoting positive mental health

October 8, 2019 at 3:21 pm

Lucy Belanger The World Health Organization (WHO), of which Canada is a part, has designated October 10th as World Mental Health Day. The WHO uses this day as an opportunity to raise awareness about mental health issues and this year’s theme is suicide prevention. Positive mental health is the foundation upon which all health is built, is essential when dealing with all components of health, and can help mitigate the risk of suicide. Positive mentalRead More

More than 20 senior members kicked off fitness Healthy Workplace Month with a before work spin class at their Ottawa headquarters.
Photo: DND

Exercising in Ottawa

October 8, 2019 at 3:13 pm

Learning your second official language? GCcampus can help

September 24, 2019 at 10:45 am

DND As Canada celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Official Languages Act, it’s a great time for Defence Team members to make improving your second language skills a priority. The Canada School of the Public Service offers useful online courses, practice tests and study aides to help improve your French or English skills, and prepare for language evaluations. Department of National Defence (DND) employees and Canadian Armed Forces members can access the full suite ofRead More

Sexual misconduct hearing announced

August 20, 2019 at 2:42 pm

DND OTTAWA, July 18, 2019 /CNW/ – While not admitting liability, the Government of Canada has agreed to a settlement regarding class action lawsuits initiated by seven former members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) on behalf of current and former members of the CAF and current and former employees of the Department of National Defence (DND) and/or Staff of the Non-Public Funds, Canadian Forces, who experienced sexual harassment, sexual assault or discrimination based onRead More

Comox home for new training centre

July 16, 2019 at 3:35 pm

National Defence A new centre is under construction at 19 Wing Comox, British Columbia, where Royal Canadian Air Force aircrew, search and rescue technicians, and maintenance personnel will be trained for the newly-acquired fixed-wing search and rescue aircraft – the C-295W. The first C-295W is scheduled to be delivered late next year. The new training centre will include ten classrooms as well as sophisticated training devices such as a full-flight simulator, a cockpit procedure trainer,Read 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