Rear-Admiral Art McDonald and Chief Petty Officer First Class Gilles Grégoire salute HMCS Winnipeg as she departs for Poseidon Cutlass, Mar. 6.

HMCS Ville de Québec

Members of HMCS Ville de Québec’s ice canoe-racing team approach the finish line at the Québec Carnival Ice canoe race, Feb. 5.

HMCS Oriole

The crew of HMCS Oriole participate in a Pre-Deployment Ceremony at Ship Point in Victoria’s Inner Harbour, Mar. 10.

HMCS Oriole

The naval community showed its support as HMCS Oriole departs HMC Dockyard Mar. 16 on her journey to Halifax, NS, to take part in the Canada 150 Celebrations.


The crew of HMCS Ottawa make final preparations before departing on Poseidon Cutlass with HMCS Winnipeg, Mar. 6.


The Naden Band of the Royal Canadian Navy provides musical entertainment to those assembled awaiting the departure of HMCS Ottawa leaving on Poseidon Cutlass deployment, Mar. 6.

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