DCC President and CEO James Paul

New Year's greetings

The arrival of a new year always provides an opportunity for reflection on the year past. Looking back at 2014, we pause to remember the tragic incidents in October that led to the deaths on home soil...

Spill pads are laid to contain the spread of fuel in the water

Fuel spill clean up highlights partnership and collaboration

An emergency call over Easter holiday weekend turned into an opportunity for collaboration and growth for DCC staff on Canada's West coast. In April 2014, a generator malfunction caused a 16,000-litre diesel fuel leak onto grassed fields at a communications site for...


DCC at Work

New tool speeds up prioritization for contaminated site assessment

Collaboration between DCC and DND has resulted in a new tool to help prioritize 300 contaminated sites across the country for assessment and, therefore, clean up. The Prioritization Assessment Tool allows users to quickly determine which locations pose the greatest environmental risk,...

A $4-million imitation training village is constructed to provide realistic simulated combat zones for soldiers.

Valcartier–new training village infrastructure to be ready in 2015

Realistic simulated combat zones help soldiers prepare for success on the battlefield. DCC is putting the final touches on a brand new urban setting, where Valcartier Garrison ground troops will be able to train.


DCC's Ottawa-area employees participated in the annual international cuisine on October 29, 2014.

Hearts in the right place: DCC surpasses 2014 charitable campaign goal for the GCWCC

Thanks to the enthusiastic participation, generosity and creativity of staff, DCC beat its national goal of $70,000 for the 2014 edition of the DCC Workplace Charitable Campaign (DCCWCC).

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Hitting the "green" target at Valcartier firing range

Realistic simulated combat zones help soldiers prepare for success on the battlefield. DCC is putting the final touches on a brand new urban setting, where Valcartier Garrison ground troops will be able to train.


New hangar and home to accommodate 443 Squadron for decades to come

It's the first time the 443 Maritime Helicopter Squadron in Victoria has moved in 50 years — and Brian Fraser expects it will be a long time before it has to happen again with the completion of their new $104-million facility this summer.