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Canadian Armed Forces contribute expertise to multinational exercise in Ukraine

July 20, 2015 — OTTAWA – Fifteen members of the Canadian Armed Forces are participating in Exercise SABER GUARDIAN / RAPID TRIDENT 15, a multinational exercise at the International Peacekeeping and Security Centre in Yavoriv, Ukraine, from July 17 to 31, 2015.  Exercise SABER GUARDIAN / RAPID TRIDENT 15 is designed to support allied and partner nations and focuses on improving stability and peace...

Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship Fredericton returns from Operation REASSURANCE

July 13, 2015 — HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA — Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Fredericton returned to its home port of Halifax, Nova Scotia, today, after a successful seven-month deployment in the Mediterranean Sea on Operation REASSURANCE, Canada’s contribution to NATO assurance measures which promotes security and stability in Central and Eastern Europe, especially in the face of continued aggression by the Putin regime.  Quick...

Rotation of troops for Operation REASSURANCE Land Task Force

July 8, 2015 — OTTAWA — Today in Poland, approximately 200 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) soldiers replaced outgoing members of the Land Task Force under Operation REASSURANCE, Canada’s response to the Putin regime’s aggression in Central and Eastern Europe. The presence of Canadian Army soldiers in the region demonstrates Canada’s commitment to work with our NATO Allies and react rapidly to international crises.  ...

Gratitude for Baltic Communities for Strong Support of Ukraine

June 29, 2015 — 26 June, 2015 – TORONTO. The Ukrainian Canadian community expresses its heartfelt gratitude to the Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian Canadian communities for their strong support of Ukraine as the people of Ukraine bravely defend themselves against Russia’s brutal invasion. At an event in Toronto at the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ Lithuanian Church on June 14, the Latvian Relief...

Canada to Contribute to NATO units in Estonia, Lithuania

June 25, 2015 — Concludes participation in NATO Defence Ministerial Meeting  Brussels, Belgium  - Department of National Defence Canada will contribute Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel to North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) units located in Estonia and Lithuania that will support NATO’s high-readiness forces, Defence Minister Jason Kenney announced today. Known as NATO Force Integration Units (NFIU), they will help ensure NATO’s high-readiness forces...

Minister Kenney meets NATO counterparts at the Defence Ministerial Meeting

June 24, 2015 — Brussels, Belgium – Canada today reaffirmed to allies in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) its resolve to stand with them and partners in the face of the Putin regime’s aggression toward Ukraine. In Brussels for a meeting of NATO defence ministers, Defence Minister Jason Kenney met on the sidelines with the United States Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, as...

Canada’s Land Task Force participates in joint training exercise with Polish Army

June 17, 2015 — OTTAWA – Approximately 35 Canadian Army soldiers are training with members of the Polish Army on Exercise LANCER STRIKE in Tomaszow Maz, Poland. The exercise is part of Operation REASSURANCE, Canada’s contribution to NATO’s assurance measures which were established as a confidence-building response in the wake of the Putin regime’s continued aggression toward Ukraine. The soldiers from 3rd Battalion, The...

Commemoration of the Tragedy of the Baltic Nations

May 29, 2015 —   As a result of the Hitler-Stalin Pact, the alliance between Nazi Germany and Soviet Russia, the Baltic States were invaded by Russian armed forces in 1940. During the first occupation, the Year of Terror, 1940 -1941, tens of thousands of all age groups, from elderly to infants were arrested, tortured, or murdered. Many of those, sent in cattle cars...

Latviešu jaunatnes nometnē/seminārā 2×2, notiks Latvijā

May 27, 2015 — Vēlamies lūgt Jūsu palīdzību informēt latviešu jauniešus (vecumā no 18 līdz 32 gadiem), kuri dzīvo Kanādā, par iespēju piedalīties Pasaules latviešu jaunatnes nometnē/seminārā 2×2, kas  notiks Latvijā – ļoti skaistā vietā pie Gaujas – Ratniekos (www.ratnieki.lv), no 9. līdz 17.jūlijam. Plašāka informācija par nometni/semināru atrodama mājas lapā — www.2x2pasaule.com Tā  būs vienreizēja iespēja satikt citus jauniešus no Latvijas, ASV, Kanādas,...

General Lawson participates in two-day meeting with NATO Chiefs of Defence

May 21, 2015 — Brussels, Belgium — General Tom Lawson, Chief of the Defence Staff, met with his North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) counterparts this week for a NATO Military Committee meeting in Brussels, Belgium. Discussions at the two day meeting focused on: The evolving global security environment and the associated implications for NATO; The way ahead for implementation of the Readiness Action Plan...

Canadian military divers to help eliminate marine safety hazards in Estonia

May 15, 2015 — OTTAWA – Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) clearance divers and support personnel are taking part in Operation OPEN SPIRIT 2015 starting today in Estonia alongside personnel from the Estonian Naval Flotilla (ENF) and 12 other partner nations. Operation OPEN SPIRIT is conducted to dispose of sea mines and other munitions remaining on the seabed from the First and Second World Wars....

Otavā: Nāciet baudīt uzvedumu un tulpes!

May 6, 2015 —     10.maijā 16os un 18os skanēs latviešu tautas dziesma, kokles un deju mūzika! Rotaļas dalībnieki dejos, dziedās un koklēs plašākai publikai Commissioner’s Park, International Friendship Stage. Parks atrodas Dow’s Lake krastā.  

Montreālā viesosies teātris ar lugu: “Jansis un Detektīvi”

April 20, 2015 — Toronto Latviešu Biedrības 6. klases teātris uzvedīs Montreālā   “Jancis un Detektīvi“ Izrāde: 25. aprīlī plkst. 17:00 Latviešu Centrā Sekos bufetu vakariņas un saviesīgs vakars (ņemiet paši līdzi dzērienus, t.i. BYOB) Ieeja pret ziedojumiem Tērvetes Bērnu Nometnei  sākot no 30$ (Lugu sarakstījusi Vineta Kanne pēc Ēriha Kestnera “Emīls un Berlīnes Zēni” grāmatas)  

Canadian troops participate in mountain operation training in Poland

April 2, 2015 — TRZCLANIEC, POLAND —The 3rd Battalion of The Royal Canadian Regiment (3 RCR) based in Petawawa, Ontario, is participating in Exercise MOUNTAIN WARRIOR in Trzclaniec,Poland, throughout the month of April.Approximately 35 soldiers from The 3 RCR are joining with our Polish NATO ally to further train and develop their mountaineering experience and skills. Exercise MOUNTAIN WARRIOR promotes interoperability, collective training and...

Canadian soldiers welcomed to Poland

March 26, 2015 — GLEBOKIE, POLAND — Members of the Canadian Armed Forces participated in a special ceremony hosted by the Polish Army today in Glebokie, Poland, to welcome them to their home base.   Since their arrival in May 2014, Canadian Armed Forces members have been involved in a number of partnership engagements with our European allies in collective training exercises in Poland, Germany, Lithuania...

DEMOKRATISKĀ PASAULE SATRIEKTA PAR KRIEVIJAS OPOZICIONĀRA NOSLEPKAVOŠANU

March 6, 2015 —   Ziņa par Krievijas opozicionāra Borisa Ņemcova slapkavību Maskavā 27. februārī atsauca atmiņā Central and Eastern European Council of Canada tikšanos ar viņu pirms trīs gadiem Toronto un Otavā, kad laiki bija nopietni, bet cerības augstas uz demokratisku Krieviju. Tas viss bija pirms kaŗa. Kad es uzstādīju Borisam Ņemcovam jautājumu par apdraudējumu Baltijas valstīm, viņš toreiz atbildēja ka no demokratiskas,...

Valsts kanceleja aicina jaunos speciālistus atgriezties Latvijā

January 29, 2015 — Valsts kanceleja aicina jaunos speciālistus, kuri augstāko izglītību ieguvuši ārzemēs, pieteikties jauniešu reemigrācijas programmai „Darbs valsts pārvaldē”. Programmas ietvaros praksei valsts pārvaldē plānots uzņemt 10 jauniešus dažādās jomās – inženiertehnika, loģistika, IT, ekonomika, finanses, starptautiskās tiesības un attiecības, investīciju piesaiste un citas. „Pieprasījums pēc jaunajiem speciālistiem visdažādākajās jomās valsts pārvaldē ir liels. Prakses iespēja tiek piedāvāta jauniešiem, kuri augstāko izglītību...

Minister of National Defence reaffirms Canada’s strong defence relationship with Lithuania

January 20, 2015 — OTTAWA – The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C. M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of National Defence, today met with Lithuanian Minister of National Defence Juozas Olekas at Canada’s National Defence Headquarters.  Joined by many senior Defence and Canadian Armed Forces Officials, the two Ministers addressed a number of common defence and security issues, including Russia’s ongoing aggression and interference in...