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HMCS Winnipeg Family Network

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 & Beverley
Email:Family Network Rep
Facebook Group:Email your Rep to be added
Family Information Form:EnglishFrench (PDF)
Deployment Support Book:EnglishFrench (PDF)
Website:Royal Canadian Navy
Twitter:HMCS Winnipeg

Deployment Bingo

Win great prizes and have a fun-filled night of bingo with other people experiencing a deployment.

Deployment Craft Cafe

Explore your creative side with some hands-on fun!

Father's Day BBQ at Goldstream

Celebrate Father’s Day with the MFRC at Goldstream Park.

Making Connections

Meet others from your unit over a coffee or tea. Let the MFRC watch the kids while you kick back, share some laughs and connect with others like…

Mother's Day Chocolate Fountain

Come celebrate Mother’s Day with the MFRC.

Operation Readiness Conference

Your one-stop shop for everything deployment related plus great prizes and a free lunch!


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.

Pre-Deployment Briefing for HMCS Winnipeg

Get prepared for the upcoming deployment with this open house hosted by the MFRC.


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.

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