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Canadian Armed Forces deployed to care home


This week, the Canadian Armed Forces has sent a medical assistance team to Rod McGillivary Care Home on Opaskwayak Cree Nation in The Pas, Manitoba. The team is supporting immediate medical care and support, patient management assistance and general health-related support to residents and staff as part of Op Laser.
Operation LASER is the Canadian Armed Forces’ (CAF) response to a worldwide pandemic situation. During Operation LASER, the CAF implement certain measures on their personnel and Department of National Defence (DND) employees to reduce the impacts of a pandemic situation. These measures are implemented in order to maintain operational capabilities and readiness to support Government of Canada objectives and requests for assistance.