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    There is no career more challenging or rewarding than serving in the Canadian Armed Forces. You’ll acquire outstanding qualifications and participate in world events that will change your life and the lives of the people you are helping.

    From Day 1, you will enjoy a competitive salary and great benefits. A career in the Canadian Armed Forces is somuch more than making a living: it will allow you to make a difference in the world.

    You will obtain world-class qualifications, gain leadership skills and visit more destinations than most people will see in a lifetime. You will also make great friends along the way. There really is no other career quite like it.

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      On any given day, about 8,000 Canadian Armed Forces members — one-third of our deployable force — are preparing for, engaged in or returning from an overseas mission. At home, Canadian Armed Forces can bring the best available military resources from across Canada to face a crisis or threat, wherever it occurs, nation-wide.

      Your journey as a CAF member begins in Basic Military Qualification, which lasts about three months. It will be physically demanding: you can expect to wake up early, do lots of push-ups, sit-ups, pull-ups, and to hike several kilometres. But it will make you physically and mentally fit, and you will gain a huge sense of achievement, purpose and confidence. ...

  • Competitive Benefits Package

      As a Regular Force member, you will receive a competitive salary, continuous support to advance your career, the chance to travel the world, and many other tangible services and benefits, including the following:


      The Canadian Armed Forces have outstanding education, training and professional development opportunities, such as paid tuition, second language training and financial support for continuing education.


      As a member of the Regular Force, you will receive health care and dental care from the time you join until the time you leave the Canadian Armed Forces. Similar benefits for your family will begin three months after your enrolment in the Regular Force. ...

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    Women in the Canadian Forces
    Women in the Canadian Forces
    Today, women make up over 12% of the Canadian Forces. About 10,000 women are trained as operators, skilled technicians or leaders and are choosing to make a difference as part of a dynamic and exciting team. The Canadian Forces has always valued the contribution women members have made to its missions. In the past, women held support roles such as nursing and clerical staff. Today, their role has expanded to include maintaining submarines, operating communications lines on the battlefield, and piloting fighter jets. I have a lot more confidence in myself; I know that if I put my mind to something, I could achieve it. -- Supply Technician Laura Hamelin The Canadian Forces has taken great strides in safeguarding the equality of women. By adopting a no exclusion policy, it has become one of the only militaries in the world to remove all barriers to full and equal service for all its members. This means that women have the opportunity to work any job in the Canadian Forces. http://forces.ca/en/page/women-92