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Department of National Defence is making sure military spouses and partners have more job opportunities

September 29, 2020 at 4:41 pm

National Defence The Department of National Defence is making it easier for military spouses and common-law partners to find secure and meaningful jobs. Today, the Military Spouse Employment Initiative will open up opportunities for them across the entire federal public service. The average military family relocates three times more often than the average Canadian family. This means uprooting their lives, changing their routines, and encountering new challenges on a regular basis. As a result, itRead More

Security never takes a break – vigilance!

Security never takes a break – vigilance!

September 22, 2020 at 3:35 pm

So when it comes to security, vigilance is key. Following guidelines and best practices is an absolute must if we want to prevent security incidents or hacks to our systems. Letting your security guard down, even for a moment, can have serious consequences. The Department of National Defence (DND) and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) assets, devices, network and information can be compromised and this includes the personal safety and privacy of our military andRead More

Canadian Armed Forces releases policy that defines and addresses hateful conduct

July 21, 2020 at 3:21 pm

DND The Canadian Armed Forces has released a new policy framework in the form of a Defence Administrative Order and Directive (DAOD) that addresses harassment, violence and discrimination, including hateful conduct, within the institution. Racism and discrimination exist and they continue to surface in violent and very tragic ways as has been witnessed with the violence experienced by Black and Indigenous persons recently in the news. This has prompted a discussion about where Canada isRead More

DND favors sustainability

February 18, 2020 at 3:50 pm

National Defence The Department of National Defence (DND) is moving to achieve sustainable operations to minimize the impact on the environment. DND faces the unique challenge of achieving environmentally sustainable operations as one of Canada’s largest federal organizations while defending Canada and meeting international military obligations. Over the last several years, significant gains have been made. As of 2018-19, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions were lowered by 32 per cent from 2005 levels on the wayRead More

Veterans cards ready

Veterans cards ready

October 15, 2019 at 11:02 am

DND The Veteran’s Service Card is now available upon request to all eligible former and releasing Canadian Armed Forces members. Veterans who have completed basic training and have been honourably released can now apply for the new Veteran’s Service Card at the following website. The first stage of the Veteran’s Service Card was announced in September 2018. The Department of National Defence, Veterans Affairs Canada, and Library and Archives Canada are working together to ensureRead More

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