Military Loses Touch with Bases

Two Canadian Forces installations were struck with major communications failures this summer when the military tried to switch telephone, wireless, data, video and Internet services to Telus, the Canadian Press reported this week.

Published: Wednesday, 09/03/2008 12:00 am EDT

Two Canadian Forces installations were struck with major communications failures this summer when the military tried to switch telephone, wireless, data, video and Internet services to Telus, the Canadian Press reported this week. Canadian Forces Station Aldergrove, B.C., experienced severe problems in June when the service was switched over. Canadian Forces Base Winnipeg, meanwhile, lost communications for at least six days in August. The Winnipeg base is Canada's NORAD headquarters.

If you are already a subscriber

Subscribe to Embassy

Subscribe to the print and electronic editions and get instant access to Embassy online.


Quick purchase

Purchase this week's edition of Embassy in electronic format (PDF) for $4.00


Sign up for a free trial

For access to the website.



Comments that appear on the site are not the opinion of Embassy. Personal attacks, name-calling, offensive language, and unsubstantiated allegations are not allowed. For more information on our commenting policies, please see our Community Discussion Rules page.

Newcomer Fall 2014

This Week's Issue
policy briefings

October 22, 2014