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Career goals of former Raven take flight

Career goals of former Raven take flight

Haylee Gardiner of Saskatoon graduated from Raven in August 2021 and said it made a huge difference in her life. She recently returned to Victoria to commence her first semester of undergraduate studies at the University of Victoria (UVic) to pursue her ultimate goal of becoming a family doctor.

<strong>“I Have the Watch!”: Change of Command at HMCS Venture</strong>

“I Have the Watch!”: Change of Command at HMCS Venture

During the forenoon of July 26, Captain (Navy) (Capt(N)) Matthew Coates, Commander Naval Training Group, presided over a ceremony that saw the command of HMCS Venture pass from Commander (Cdr) Mike Stefanson to Cdr Darren Sleen.

Chilean Armada

Sailing with the Chilean Armada

A/SLt Damian McCracken — Recently, a longstanding exchange has resumed after it was paused during the pandemic; several Naval Warfare Officer (NWO) students at HMCS Venture have had the opportunity to sail with the Chilean Armada. Earlier this year, I was lucky to be on one of these exchanges where, for three weeks, I learned as […]

Putting the ‘why’ to the ‘how’: COPS II

Putting the ‘why’ to the ‘how’: COPS II

Kate Bandura, Lookout Editor — What measures should a Maritime Coastal Defence Vessel (MCDV) crew put up to deter a potential attack from pirates? This is the type of simulated operations seven Naval Reservists from Quebec trained in during a specialized course using the Naval Bridge Simulator at HMCS Venture last December. “This course is teaching potential […]


Cadets visit to CFB Esquimalt stokes curiosity in Navy careers

Peter Mallett, Staff Writer — The Alpha Bridge simulator at Naval Personnel and Training Group’s (NPTG) HMCS Venture enticed many ‘oohs’ and ‘aahs’ from young cadets this past week. Cadet Chief Petty Officer Second Class (C/CPO2) Shelby Pauls from Powell River called her hands-on training with one of Venture’s six Bridge simulators ‘terrific’. “Learning how to […]