02 Aug '12, 6pm

Defending our Northern Sovereignty: Minister MacKay Announces Op Nanook 2012

Defending our Northern Sovereignty: Minister MacKay Announces Op Nanook 2012 NR – 12.162 - August 2, 2012 OTTAWA – The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, announced today the beginning of Operation Nanook , Canada’s premier annual northern sovereignty operation. Now in its sixth year, Operation Nanook will run from August 1st to the 26th and will involve over 1250 Canadian Forces personnel working to expand and refine their skills in cooperation with other federal departments, and other levels of government. "Operation Nanook is an important opportunity for Canadian Forces members to build on their growing skills and capabilities in the North, to respond to unique security situations, and to do so in new locations and challenging conditions. A growing number of our men and women in uniform benefit from this exceptional training period, and in fact, this ...

Full article: http://www.forces.gc.ca/site/news-nouvelles/news-nouvelle...

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