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Federal defence minister attends CFB Esquimalt for completion of frigate modernization project

C-FAX 1070 - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Federal minister of defence Harjit Sajjan attended a ceremony at CFB Esquimalt this morning that saw the final frigate to be upgraded, HMCS Regina, transferred back to naval control.

Retired CFB Esquimalt ship on final sail to scrap heap

Times Colonist - ‎Apr 18, 2016‎
HMCS Protecteur is docked in Esquimalt, B.C., Thursday May 14, 2015. After a storied career spanning half a century, a former Royal Canadian Navy workhorse is winding up its final seven-week journey, sailing towards its own dismantling on Nova Scotia's ...
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Navy vessels return from international drug mission

Times Colonist - ‎16 hours ago‎
Lt.-Comm. Lucas Kenward greets his daughters, Brielle, 2, and Quinn, 5, at CFB Esquimalt on Friday, April 29, 2016. Kenward, the commanding officer of HMCS Edmonton, was at sea for 2 1/2 months.

Navy marks end of frigate upgrades

Times Colonist - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
HMCS Regina returns to CFB Esquimalt in 2014 after an eight-month deployment. The Regina will officially be turned over to the navy during a ceremony on Friday following a major refit at Victoria Shipyards.

Ships' bells carry on naval tradition

Victoria Lookout - ‎6 hours ago‎
The oldest bell presented to the CFB Esquimalt Naval and Military Museum dates from 1944 and comes from HMS Valentine, the ship that became the first HMCS Algonquin.

Former HMCS Protecteur arrives in Liverpool to be dismantled - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
A decommissioned Royal Canadian Navy ship arrived in Nova Scotia for dismantling early Friday following a 56-day journey from B.C.. Former HMCS Protecteur left its home base in Esquimalt, B.C., in February. It was towed south down the coasts of Canada, ...

Wilderness fires no match for new fire truck

Victoria Lookout - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Rachel Lallouz, Lookout The new range truck, used to fight wilderness fires, at the CFB Esquimalt fire hall. Rachel Lallouz, Staff Writer ~. A new half million dollar fire truck is set to tackle brush fires on DND property and, when called upon, the ...
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Runners overcome challenging Kingston courses

The Kingston Whig-Standard - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
His time of 1:21.40 was almost six minutes ahead of runner-up Trevor Reid, a graduating RMC cadet and soon-to-be combat systems engineer at CFB Esquimalt, B.C., Local opthalmic technician Tim Gillespie placed third in a time of 1:21.53. “It seemed like ...

Canadian Forces to invest at least $100M in green infrastructure - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
CFB Greenwood in Nova Scotia is getting greener. The military base is among seven slated to receive tens of millions of dollars worth of energy efficiency upgrades over the next decade.

Victoria News picks up national newspaper award

Victoria News - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
The Oak Bay News also came in third in the outstanding community service category, while the Lookout Newspaper at CFB Esquimalt came second in the best Canadian Forces Base newspaper category. The Canadian Community Newspaper Awards is a ...

Cadets spend day aboard frigate

Victoria News - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Cadet ordinary seaman Alex Bell tries on a diving mask during a diver demonstration onboard HMCS Ottawa, while diver leading seaman Mikhail Joukov, looks on, as part of the cadet day sail at CFB Esquimalt. - image credit: Cpl. Brent Kenny, MARPAC ...

Former top athlete and student recognized for achievements

Oak Bay News (registration) - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Now, Dr. Stewart Smith of Princeton University, one of the world's leading researchers in particle physics, will be inducted into Victoria High School's Illustrious Alumni honour roll at the Black and Gold II gala dinner on Friday, May 13, at the CFB ...