Canadian Armed Forces

(Photo illustration by Anna Minzhulina)

The war inside the Canadian Armed Forces

In the wake of multiple exits by senior leaders after untested allegations of misconduct, fixing its badly broken justice system is now the most important mission facing the beleaguered military

Admiral Art McDonald's Twitter text that ran with this photo: "Conversations on diversity, inclusion, and culture change are not incompatible with our thirst for operational excellence. I count on my senior leaders to champion culture change. Diversity makes us stronger, inclusion improves our institution. We are #StrongerTogether - ArtMcD" (Admiral Art McDonald/Twitter)

The Canadian military: not a picture of diversity

Image of the Week: The chief of defence staff tweeted an uplifting message about the military’s drive for inclusiveness. The photo he included told a different story.

Captain Kirk Sullivan reviews tweets in his office in the Canadian Embassy in Washington, DC. (Photograph by Farrah Skeiky)

The ‘genius’ behind the @CAFinUS Twitter account

Canada’s military charm offensive south of the border is spearheaded by one Newfoundlander, a full battery and a love of poetry

An online music festival during the coronavirus pandemic

The pandemic has led to the cancellation of concerts and festivals across the country. Here’s how you can watch this virtual music festival.

The Canadian Armed Forces aerobatic team, the Snowbirds, backdrops one of the twin towers on the Angus L. Macdonald Bridge during the team’s flyover in Halifax, Sunday, May 3, 2020. The team flew over Nova Scotia communities Sunday in remembrance of the victims of a mass shooting and six deaths in last week's navy helicopter crash.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tim Krochak

Repatriation ceremony for CAF members killed in helicopter crash: Live video

The ceremony will be honouring six military members who were killed in a CH-148 Cyclone helicopter crash

The crash of a Canadian military helicopter and another ‘very hard day for Halifax’

The Prime Minister spoke about the accident and the six people on board: ‘All of them are heroes. Each of them will leave a void that cannot be filled.’

The magic of the Invictus Games: ‘How you’d like society to be’

Canada’s Lt.-Col. Rhonda Crew, 48, may not have won her cycling race. But she registered a personal best — and experienced the healing nature of the games.

A landmark ruling on military courts means the Forces must change for the better

Opinion: The military is scrambling after a court decided that its process for trying soldiers with civil crimes violates the Charter—exposing its double standard

As Kandahar finds peace, Canada finds its own kind of vindication

Adnan R. Khan returns to Afghanistan’s formerly fraught southern region, where lessons from Canada’s failed mission more than a decade ago are inspiring America’s next steps

How Canada’s military went viral after Donald Trump’s anti-transgender tweets

Documents detailing Canada’s response to Donald Trump’s tweets last summer banning transgender people from the military offered a stark contrast in policy—and a lesson in going viral

The number of soldiers citing medical reasons for leaving the military is soaring

Politics around veterans can get bitter fast, and beneath that tension lies a huge increase in disability claims

What’s happening to Canada’s defence spending? Harjit Sajjan responds

Opinion: Canada’s defence minister replies to Ken Hansen’s piece on the state of national spending on our military