CFB Esquimalt

CFB Esquimalt. (Black Press Media file photo)

Fifth COVID-19 case added to CFB Esquimalt cluster

Newest case unrelated to others in cluster, navy says

 

The HMCS Winnipeg ship passing the Fisgard Lighthouse and coming into CFB Esquimalt on Friday, Dec. 18, after 4.5 months at sea. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

Sombre return to Esquimalt for HMCS Winnipeg

Family of lost sailor Duane Earle attend ceremony

 

A sailor is missing from HMCS Winnipeg, which was headed back to Esquimalt after deployments in the Asia-Pacific region. (Twitter/HMCS Winnipeg)

Fundraiser launched for family of missing navy sailor, as HMCS Winnipeg returns home

Duane Earle believed to have gone overboard HMCS Winnipeg on Dec. 14

A sailor is missing from HMCS Winnipeg, which was headed back to Esquimalt after deployments in the Asia-Pacific region. (Twitter/HMCS Winnipeg)
The search for Master Sailor Duane Earle, from Winnipeg, has concluded. The Boatswain, described as a ‘sailor’s sailor’ was not found. (Courtesy Canadian Armed Forces)

VIDEO: Navy at a loss at how missing sailor could go overboard from HMCS Winnipeg

Search for Boatswain Duane Earle concluded Tuesday evening

The search for Master Sailor Duane Earle, from Winnipeg, has concluded. The Boatswain, described as a ‘sailor’s sailor’ was not found. (Courtesy Canadian Armed Forces)
The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) said Master Sailor Duane Earle, from Winnipeg, Man. went missing Monday. (Courtesy CAF)
The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) said Master Sailor Duane Earle, from Winnipeg, Man. went missing Monday. (Courtesy CAF)
The Naden Drill Shed was demolished to prepare the site for a new Junior Ranks Training Accommodation building. (Photo courtesy of the Department of National Defence)

Historic site at CFB Esquimalt to be reborn

Site of Naden Drill Hall part of major new facility

The Naden Drill Shed was demolished to prepare the site for a new Junior Ranks Training Accommodation building. (Photo courtesy of the Department of National Defence)
A small deer wanders into the Naden Wardroom at CFB Esquimalt. (Capt. Sam Sader/Twitter)

‘So, a deer walks into a bar…’

Deer wanders into wardroom at CFB Esquimalt

A small deer wanders into the Naden Wardroom at CFB Esquimalt. (Capt. Sam Sader/Twitter)
Trista Sutton and sons Hudson, 5, (left) and Oliver, 4, (right) braved the blustery Ogden Point to wave goodbye to husband, dad and Canadian Armed Forced member Kris Sutton, who will be deployed for more than four months. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Families, spectators wave goodbye to Navy Task Force from Victoria shorelines

HCMS Winnipeg and HCMS Regina sailing to Hawaiian training exercise, further deployments

Trista Sutton and sons Hudson, 5, (left) and Oliver, 4, (right) braved the blustery Ogden Point to wave goodbye to husband, dad and Canadian Armed Forced member Kris Sutton, who will be deployed for more than four months. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
COVID-19 concerns saw the HMCS Regina directed back to port shortly after leaving CFB Esquimalt. A member who may have been exposed to the virus has since tested negative. (Black Press Media file photo)
COVID-19 concerns saw the HMCS Regina directed back to port shortly after leaving CFB Esquimalt. A member who may have been exposed to the virus has since tested negative. (Black Press Media file photo)
The HMCS Nanaimo sails past the Fisgard Lighthouse upon it’s return to Victoria following a two-month deployment in 2018. (Black Press Media file photo)

Canadian Forces recalls vessels from mission early amid COVID-19 fears

HMCS Nanaimo and Whitehorse return to CFB Esquimalt mid-April

The HMCS Nanaimo sails past the Fisgard Lighthouse upon it’s return to Victoria following a two-month deployment in 2018. (Black Press Media file photo)
CFB Esquimalt. (File photo)
CFB Esquimalt. (File photo)
The HMCS Calgary arrived in Prince Rupert on Friday, and remained docked overnight. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
The HMCS Calgary arrived in Prince Rupert on Friday, and remained docked overnight. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
CFB Esquimalt. (BlackPress file photo)

Alarms will sound from CFB Esquimalt Wednesday morning

Sirens and vocal messages may be heard across several municipalities

CFB Esquimalt. (BlackPress file photo)
The entrance to the courthouse at CFB Esquimalt. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Ex-Canadian military corporal appeals sentence for sexual assault, voyeurism

Colin McGregor has appealed a military judge’s decision

The entrance to the courthouse at CFB Esquimalt. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
HMCS Ottawa left CFB Esquimalt on Tuesday morning. The vessel and her personnel will be going to the Ind-Asia Pacific region for a five-month mission to work on Operation PROJECTION and Operation NEON. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Navy vessel departs CFB Esquimalt for five-month mission

HMCS Ottawa will be working on two operations while in the Indo-Asia Pacific region

HMCS Ottawa left CFB Esquimalt on Tuesday morning. The vessel and her personnel will be going to the Ind-Asia Pacific region for a five-month mission to work on Operation PROJECTION and Operation NEON. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Two civilians were sent to hospital after an explosion occurred off of CFB Esquimalt (Kevin Menz/ News Staff)

Explosion at CFB Esquimalt sends two to hospital

A detonator accident resulted in minor injuries to two civilians

Two civilians were sent to hospital after an explosion occurred off of CFB Esquimalt (Kevin Menz/ News Staff)
HMCS Corner Brook is currently at Victoria Shipyards undergoing its Extended Docking Work Period (EDWP) and will become the first of the submarines to be equipped with the new Universal Modular Mast being referred to as a “game changer.” The submarine saw a small fire on Monday afternoon. (Keri Coles/News staff)

CFB Esquimalt submarine sees small fire

HMCS Corner Brook saw a minor fire while undergoing upgrades

HMCS Corner Brook is currently at Victoria Shipyards undergoing its Extended Docking Work Period (EDWP) and will become the first of the submarines to be equipped with the new Universal Modular Mast being referred to as a “game changer.” The submarine saw a small fire on Monday afternoon. (Keri Coles/News staff)
Navy Lt. Ronald Clancy onboard an Orca-class vessel in Patricia Bay. (Twitter/HMCS York)

Sexual assault charge dropped against former CFB Esquimalt member

Navy Lt. Ronald Clancy was charged with two counts of sexual assault in August 2018

Navy Lt. Ronald Clancy onboard an Orca-class vessel in Patricia Bay. (Twitter/HMCS York)
Capt. Jason Boyd, Base Commander of CFB Esquimalt (centre) met with legendary hockey commentators Don Cherry (left) and Ron MacLean during a Rogers Hometown Hockey event aboard HMCS Vancouver. (Base Public Affairs/ CFB Esquimalt)

Hometown Hockey a hit at CFB Esquimalt

Thousands of hockey fans could meet legends like Don Cherry and Ron MacLean

Capt. Jason Boyd, Base Commander of CFB Esquimalt (centre) met with legendary hockey commentators Don Cherry (left) and Ron MacLean during a Rogers Hometown Hockey event aboard HMCS Vancouver. (Base Public Affairs/ CFB Esquimalt)