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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)

Banner Making Kits for Op Caribbe

The MFRC will supply you with all the materials needed to make welcome home banners and decorations.

Colouring Contest

Every month, the MFRC has a colouring contest for all ages. Prizes to be won!

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Delicious Deployment Dinners

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

Music Bingo

A fun night of music bingo brought to you by our friends at Regroove.

Mystery Mondays

A fun monthly online activity with other families.

Photo: Greetings from Sea

Here is a photo from HMCS Saskatoon sending some St. Patricks’ Day Greetings from Sea.

Greetings from Sea - HMCS Saskatoon

Podcast Listening Party

Sort of like a book club but for podcast episodes related to the military lifestyle.

Return & Reintegration (R2MR): Adult Session

Learn some useful techniques and tips to have a successful homecoming.

Return & Reintegration (R2MR): Parenting Session

If you have kids, here are some tips to help everyone in your family have a successful homecoming.

Wellness Wednesdays

An informal discussion around various mindful topics with the challenges of the military lifestyle in mind.

Where's the Bear Contest

Every month, the MFRC has a contest for you to spot the location of the bear in the photograph. Prizes to be won!

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