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The history of Canada's Navy & Military on Canada's west coast



Presenting an evolving collection of articles about the Navy and Military on Canada's west coast, and the women and men who have contributed to these groups.

BeginningsBeginnings focuses on key individuals who have influenced the Navy's growth and development.

Characters Characters profiles lives and achievements that are now part of the history of Canada's Navy.

Controversies Controversies studies contentious issues that challenged Canada’s Navy and military.

Defending the CoastDefending the Coast examines initiatives to defend Canada’s west coast.

Good CompanionsGood Companions introduces some animal mascots and their antics.

High AchieversHigh Achievers looks at Canadian naval pilots whose achievements deserve remembrance.

Local HeroesLocal Heroes celebrates individuals from Canada’s west coast who displayed exceptional courage.

Paving the WayPaving the Way spotlights women who established roles for women in Canada’s armed forces.

A Sailor’s LifeSailor’s Life explains customs & traditions that shaped the lives of sailors.

Service MattersService Matters examines etiquette for officers, how to refer to a Canadian warship, and more...

Ship HistoriesShip Histories reviews significant naval vessels associated with Canada’s west coast.

Unsung WomenUnsung Women presents courageous women whose acts of bravery have gone unrecognized.