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…

Candian Armed Forces set to release study on long-term health effects of HMCS Chicoutimi fire

More information on the long-term health effects of one of the “darkest hours in the history of Canadian submarine service” will be released on Thursday. Several crewmembers were injured and one died as a result of an electrical fire aboard…

Verdict expected in high-profile case of British sailor accused in alleged gang rape

A verdict is expected today in the high-profile case of a British sailor accused in an alleged gang rape at a Halifax-area military base. Darren Smalley is charged with sexual assault causing bodily harm and participating in a sexual assault…

British sailor’s gang rape case adjourned, verdict expected Friday 

The high-profile case of a British sailor accused in an alleged gang rape at a Halifax-area military base has been adjourned until Friday. Justice Patrick Duncan was scheduled to deliver his verdict in Darren Smalley’s case today in Nova Scotia…

Alleged comments of woman who says she was gang raped admitted as evidence at Halifax trial

Suggestive comments attributed to a woman who alleges she was gang raped at a Halifax-area military base were admitted as evidence on Monday in Nova Scotia Supreme Court. The woman had earlier testified she went to sleep next to British…

Complainant said she was going to ‘sleep with’ sailor, defence witness says at Halifax sexual assault trial

A British petty officer has testified he overheard a woman who alleges she was gang raped tell her friend that she was going to “sleep with” a sailor on the night in question. Paul Hoskins said he was inside the…