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MCDV Family Network

When you join a Family Network for the Maritime Coastal Defence Vessels (MCDV), 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 as part of HMCS Brandon, HMCS Edmonton, HMCS Nanaimo, HMCS Saskatoon, HMCS Whitehorse, or HMCS Yellowknife.

Family Network Representative:  Akasha & Sneha
Email: Family Network Rep
Facebook Group: MCDV Family Network
Family Information Form: EnglishFrench (PDF)
Deployment Support Book: EnglishFrench (PDF)
Website: Royal Canadian Navy
MCDVs on Social Media: HMCS Edmonton on Twitter, HMCS Brandon on Twitter
Other Resources: Command Team Guide (PDF), Unit Liaison Handbook (PDF)

Children's Deployment Workshops

Kids interact with other children who are going through the same experience. Workshops available for ages 3 through 12.

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Delicious Deployment Dinners

A group where participants share their ideas on the challenges of cooking during deployment.

Mystery Mondays

A fun monthly online activity with other families.

Respite Child Care

Families qualify for free deployment respite child care when they experience a work-related separation 21 days or longer.  Take advantage of this great service and give yourself a break.

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