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

 

Three cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed at CFB Esquimalt since Feb. 3. (Black Press file photo)

Three COVID-19 cases confirmed at Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt

Three civilian staff members tested positive since Feb. 3

Three cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed at CFB Esquimalt since Feb. 3. (Black Press file photo)
CFB Esquimalt’s Chief Petty Officer Robert Cook will retire from his position on Feb. 3 after 37 years of service to the Canadian Armed Forces and the Royal Canadian Navy. (Courtesy of Kathy Cook)

Colwood woman surprises husband with drive-by military retirement celebration

Robert Cook, 55, retires after 37 years of service at CFB Esquimalt

CFB Esquimalt’s Chief Petty Officer Robert Cook will retire from his position on Feb. 3 after 37 years of service to the Canadian Armed Forces and the Royal Canadian Navy. (Courtesy of Kathy Cook)
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

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)
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)
A Sri Lankan cooking class from Ruwan Samarakoon-Amunugama, who authored the cookbook titled Milk, Spice and Curry Leaves: Hill Country, kicked off Food DIversity Week on Monday. (Photo by sailor first class Mike Goluboff)
A Sri Lankan cooking class from Ruwan Samarakoon-Amunugama, who authored the cookbook titled Milk, Spice and Curry Leaves: Hill Country, kicked off Food DIversity Week on Monday. (Photo by sailor first class Mike Goluboff)
A small deer wanders into the Naden Wardroom at CFB Esquimalt. (Capt. Sam Sader/Twitter)

Deer wanders into wardroom at CFB Esquimalt

The animal came in through an open patio door

A small deer wanders into the Naden Wardroom at CFB Esquimalt. (Capt. Sam Sader/Twitter)
Admiral Grant’s inspection with Governor-General Harold Alexander outside the Naden Drill Shed in 1949. (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

Admiral Grant’s inspection with Governor-General Harold Alexander outside the Naden Drill Shed in 1949. (Photo courtesy of the Department of National Defence)
Lynda and Glenn Neumann wave to son Sam, a leading seaman in the Royal Canadian Navy Task Group sailing to the Rim of the Pacific Exercise and other operations in the western Pacific Ocean. The couple held a huge sign over the railing at Ogden Point reading, “HCMS Winnipeg Sam.” (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

Lynda and Glenn Neumann wave to son Sam, a leading seaman in the Royal Canadian Navy Task Group sailing to the Rim of the Pacific Exercise and other operations in the western Pacific Ocean. The couple held a huge sign over the railing at Ogden Point reading, “HCMS Winnipeg Sam.” (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)
A reported sexual assault at CFB Esquimalt will not see the inside of a court room. BC Prosecution Services confirmed it is not moving ahead with charges. (BlackPress file photo)

CFB Esquimalt sounds the alarm for Great B.C. ShakeOut with Mass Notification System

Provincial earthquake drill runs Oct. 17 at 10:17 a.m.

  • Oct 16, 2019
A reported sexual assault at CFB Esquimalt will not see the inside of a court room. BC Prosecution Services confirmed it is not moving ahead with charges. (BlackPress file photo)
A new podcast produced by the CFB Esquimalt Military Family Resource Centre is launching on Oct. 9 (File contributed/MFRC)

CFB Esquimalt launches new podcast directed at military families

‘The Military Lifestyle’ will launch on Oct. 9

A new podcast produced by the CFB Esquimalt Military Family Resource Centre is launching on Oct. 9 (File contributed/MFRC)