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    Indigenous sailor embraces navy lifestyle

    Royal Canadian Navy Public Affairs — It’s a long way from Haida Gwaii, B.C., to Halifax – both in distance and culture, but that did not stop a member of the Haida from joining the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN). Sailor Third Class (S3) Jesse Ryan comes from a proud family of Haidas who have made it […]

  • RCN Divers in the Caribbean part of Exercise TradeWinds 2022

    Canadian sailors mentor Caribbean divers

    Peter Mallett Staff Writer — A team of five divers fans out across the Caribbean Sea floor. The divers follow GPS coordinates of possible contraband locations, provided by the United States Coast Guard. With no special equipment on hand, they must rely on their eyes to scan the ocean floor. Two Clearance Divers of Fleet Diving […]

  • 2022 Esquimalt Navy Run

    Navy Run sets new records

    Peter Mallett Staff Writer — A trailblazing female runner from Nanaimo not only took the title for the women’s category in this year’s Navy Run’s 10KM race, but also left the majority of her male competitors in the dust “This is a big deal, it is very hard racing against the men and it made me so […]

  • Electrical apprentice crafts electric motor project for summer students

    Electrical apprentice crafts electric motor project for summer students

    Ashley Evans Fleet Maintenance Facility Cape Breton/Cape Scott — Fleet Maintenance Facility Cape Breton Electrical Apprentices have been working hard gearing up for the upcoming summer student work term. The term will see an influx of students to the facility’s production floor. In preparation for incoming students, Electrical Apprentices at the facility were tasked with creating […]

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