60 per cent of sailors who battled HMCS Chicoutimi fire developed PTSD, asthma and depression: report

A study says 60 per cent of the sailors who fought a deadly fire aboard the submarine HMCS Chicoutimi in 2004 were diagnosed with post-traumatic stress within five years. The Royal Canadian Navy says the 56 sailors were 45 times…

Navy confirms sailor to cover up ‘infidel’ tattoo after investigating social media concerns

A military spokesman says a sailor who was singled out on social media for a tattoo that featured the word “infidel” in the shape of a rifle on his arm has acknowledged the concerns raised by the tattoo, but military…

Canadian Forces commit to beautifying ‘austere’ new training facility in Halifax

Maritime Forces Atlantic has confirmed that it will beautify a new building on the Halifax military base following complaints on social media that it’s an eyesore. The Naval Seamanship Training Facility at Stadacona has been under construction for more than…

Calgary veteran, former SAIT teacher celebrates 104th birthday: ‘I’m lucky to be here’

Balloons, banners and birthday cake were abound as a Calgary man celebrated his 104th bash over the weekend. Clarence Hollingworth toasted the special occasion with his family and friends on Sunday. He pointed to his cake, emblazoned with a photo…