Life in the RCN

Imagine waking up for work and walking to the dockyard. You are greeted by the call of seagulls, the smell of crisp sea air and the sound of crashing waves on the rocks. You board a ship, and spend your day with a tight-knit group of coworkers. Imagine traveling around the world, experiencing new cultures, climates and customs-- and getting paid for it.

A career in the Navy has many advantages. Whether you are preparing to leave high school and are curious about what lies around the bend, or you have been in the workforce and are looking for a new adventure, the Navy has a variety of sea trades and positions with training unique to Canada and envied around the world. You can use your computer skills as a combat information operator, you can become an elite Navy diver, or even an electrician. In the Navy, the possibilities and the adventures are endless.

Lieutenant (Navy) Ji-Hwan Park

HMCS Calgary challenges crew to stay fit

While participating in the multinational exercise, Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016, HMCS Calgary is challenging its crew to their fourth consecutive Fitness Challenge. The program aims to improve the general health and fitness of participants by having them measure and track their fitness activity.

Leading Seaman Darcy Boucher

A citizen sailor hits the high seas aboard HMCS Ottawa

Coming from a long lineage of army and air force family members, I made a bold and rebellious move in joining the Royal Canadian Navy.


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