It is also responsible for individual training and education and for retaining military personnel.
Previous findings indicated ongoing, systemic recruiting challenges for the Regular Force in its efforts to counter higher rates of attrition and fill certain chronically understaffed occupations.
Recruiting targets did not match the needs of the Royal Canadian Navy or the Royal Canadian Air Force, and there was no comprehensive plan to attract more applicants, particularly women, Aboriginal peoples, and visible minorities.
This year was record breaking for 16 Days Canada with a total of 35 events and activities on the national calendar! WIIS-Canada et ses partenaires sont fiers de présenter le Rapport de la Campagne des 16 Jours 2016.
MARCH 2, 1923 The Halibut Treaty, a Canadian-American agreement concerning fishing rights in the North Pacific Ocean, is the first treaty negotiated and signed by Canada independent of Britain. Boeing and Eddie Hubbard use Boeing’s C-700 to deliver the first Canadian international airmail from Vancouver, B. MARCH 4, 2006 In Gumbad, Afghanistan, while meeting with village elders, Canadian Captain Trevor Greene is attacked from behind by a man wielding an axe and suffers a serious head wound.
MARCH 5, 1885 Louis Riel and a group of Metis hold a meeting where they agree to take up arms to protect their land rights.
A previous version of this story stated Couto was the first female officer to command the Queen’s Guard.
Couto is in fact the first female infantry officer to do so, not first woman to command the guard, according to British Ministry of Defence.