16945 Robert Burke RRMC RMC 1989 named new Barrie Deputy Police Chief – https://www.barrietoday.com/local-news/work-ethic-second-to-none-barrie-police-names-new-deputy-chief-8145314

15737 Bryan Brulotte, CMR 1987 announces his retirement 

“It is with great pride that I announce my retirement from the Canadian Army. My military journey began in 1978, with the Cadet movement, and spanned four units, several postings, many deployments, four continents, and countless challenges. Throughout this time, (46 years) I had the privilege of meeting hundreds of lifelong friends, and colleagues whose support and camaraderie are priceless. I would like to give a special shoutout to the:
– Royal Canadian Hussars,
– Le College Militaire Royal,
– Le Royal 22e Regiment, and
– The Governor General’s Foot Guards.

For the past decade, I have been privileged to serve and support the GGFG as their Honorary Colonel. I am incredibly grateful for the friendships, support, advice, and encouragement I have received throughout the years. I continue to hold the members of the Canadian Armed Forces in high esteem and will advocate for them to the best of my ability.

A final thank you to my wife and family, your unwavering support has been essential.

To all, Godspeed.

* pic… cadet Brulotte at 14….”

CFN ConsultantsAnnouncement of a New Associate – 17798 Derek Basinger RMC 1991

The Partners of CFN Consultants are pleased to announce that Major-General (retired) Derek Basinger, OMM, CD, has joined CFN Consultants following a distinguished 37-year career as an engineer and operational leader in the Canadian Armed Forces | Forces armées canadiennes, capped off by over a decade of experience at the senior governance levels of National Defence Headquarters, culminating in his appointment as the Chief of Staff for Defence Materiel – ADM(Mat) | Matériel de défense – SMA(Mat).

Early career highlights include several command appointments, employment in training and educational institutions in Canada and the United States, as well as deployments to the Balkans and Afghanistan. More recent experience provides a detailed understanding of how the CAF plans for future capabilities and the structure required to support those capabilities.

Derek holds a Batchelor of Civil Engineering as well as a Master of Defence Studies, both from the Royal Military College of Canada/Collège militaire royal du Canada. Further, he holds a Master of Military Art and Science in Strategic Studies from the United States Army Command and General Staff College and has instructed at the United States Army School of Advanced Military Studies.

Derek is looking forward to helping bridge the gap between defence industry capacity and CAF requirements in his role with CFN Consultants.

Founded in 1983, CFN is Canada’s leading consultancy specializing in aerospace, defence and public safety procurement. CFN’s Partners and Associates have particular expertise in dealing with the Canadian Armed Forces and the departments and agencies of the Government of Canada that are involved in aerospace, defence and public safety procurement.


Kevin Horgan appointed DCC’s new Vice-President, Operations Service Delivery – https://www.dcc-cdc.gc.ca/news/dcc-at-work/serving-canadians-resonates-for-dccs-newest-vice-president

After 35 years in the Canadian Armed Forces, Kevin Horgan continues his engineering career and service to Canadians as DCC’s Vice-President, Operations–Service Delivery.
Kevin knows better than most—having worked closely with DCC at home and abroad for decades—the importance of our work and the value we bring to our Client-Partners.
His perspectives and experience will be invaluable to enhancing all aspects of our work.


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