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Our Signal Hill building in Esquimalt building is almost done the renovation process and will re-open September 4. CPAC in Colwood remains open as usual.

443 Squadron Family Network

When you join the Family Network for 443 Squadron, you’ll receive important email updates on deployments, information on social activities and get the opportunity to connect with others going through the same experience. If your loved one deploys on an air detachment as part of a ship, we suggest that you join the ship’s family network.

Family Network Representative: Vacant
Email:Family Network Rep
Facebook Group:Email your Rep to be added
Family Information Form:EnglishFrench (PDF)
Deployment Support Book:EnglishFrench (PDF)
Unit Website:443 Squadron

Deploying in 2018?

Do you have loved one deploying in 2018?  We have several resources for you:

Deployed on HMCS St John's?

Do you have a loved one on HMCS St John’s? Are you receiving the newsletter and/or emails from the Halifax MFRC? If not please email them at to get updates and information.

Mailing Address for St John’s
Members Name, Rank, (mess #/dept)
PO Box 99000, STN Forces
Halifax, NS B3K 5X5

Please bring in parcels anytime to one of our two locations. The parcels will be picked up from the mail office and will be sent directly to Halifax by the Mail Office through Canada Post.

There will also be a brief slideshow available online from the Commanding Officer of the ship monthly.  Contact the Esquimalt MFRC or the Halifax MFRC to receive the link and password.

HMCS St. John's - Brief to Families

Here is the briefing to families from March of 2018.

Pre-Deployment Briefing Recap

Here is a recap of the Pre-Deployment Briefing that took place on November 30, 2017 for families experiencing a deployment on an east coast ship in 2018.

Return and Reunion Video

It seems like forever since they left and now they are almost home. As exciting as it is, it comes with a certain amount of nervousness. The “They’re Back” video helps illustrate the return and reunion process and to provide some practical tips to make your reunion as smooth as possible.

Sunday Session Recap

Here is a slideshow of the information session for families with loved ones on HMCS St. John’s from May of 2018.

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