When you join the Family Network for HMCS Winnipeg, you’ll receive important email updates on a deployment, information on social activities and get the opportunity to connect with others going through the same experience.
|Family Network Representative:||Renée and Kayla|
|Email:||Family Network Rep|
|Facebook Group:||HMCS Winnipeg Family Network|
|Family Information Form:||English, French (PDF)|
|Deployment Support Book:||English, French (PDF)|
|Website:||Royal Canadian Navy|
The MFRC is running a monthly colouring contest for those experiencing a deployment. August’s entry will be for those who have a military member attending RIMPAC. Be sure to include your name, your age group, your military member’s name and the name of the ship they are on. All ages are welcome. Once you have completed the colouring sheet, scan it or snap a picture and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. All entries will be entered into a monthly draw for several gift cards or certificates. All entries will be forwarded on to the Units for their viewing pleasure. Please submit by August 20th.
Here are a few episodes of the MFRC’s podcast that you might want to listen to.
Parenting from Afar
This episode of The Military Lifestyle looks at parenting from a distance. The discussion looks at things you can do before, during and after the experience to make things better. Special guest: Tracy Beck, MFRC Deployment Workshop Facilitator.
Preparing Couples for Deployment
This episode of The Military Lifestyle podcast looks at the challenges of a military deployment, a few tools for managing it, coping strategies, goal setting, common errors and the importance of good communication. Special guest: MFRC Deployment Coordinator Sandra Pinard.
Preparing Single Military Members for Deployment
This episode of The Military Lifestyle podcast looks at what single military members need to think about before they deploy. The discussion is very practical and covers financial matters, income tax, power of attorney, vehicles, driver’s licenses, passports, information to share with friends and family plus more. Special guest: MFRC Deployment Coordinator Sandra Pinard.
Here is the presentation given to families on Thursday July 9, 2020.
The MFRC talked to military members and their families about deployment:
- What worked for them
- What would they recommend to others
- What advice they would give to other military members and their families
Here is what they said.
Here is a video of the departure of HMCS Regina and HMCS Winnipeg on Friday August 7, 2020.
Finish off your day by checking out this amazing video of @HMCSWinnipeg and @HMCS_NCSMRegina departing for @RimofthePacific 2020. Once completing #RIMPAC2020, #HMCSWinnipeg will be deploying on #OpPROJECTION and #OpNEON. pic.twitter.com/8A9LoBNwtC
— MARPAC/FMAR(P) (@MARPAC_FMARP) August 7, 2020