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HMCS Max Bernays Family Network

Connect with others going through the same experience, participate in social activities, and get the latest updates on deployments and work-related absences.

Contact Information

Family Network Volunteers:Sheila
Email:[email protected]
Facebook Group:HMCS Max Bernays Family Network
HMCS Max Bernays on Social Media:Facebook

When you join the Family Network for HMCS Max Bernays, you will receive important updates on deployments and work-related absences, information on social activities, and have the opportunity to connect with others going through the same experience.

Register with us to receive deployment and work-related absence support by becoming a part of your Family Network, connecting with the MFRC local to you, and/or receiving support in French.

HMCS Max Bernays Pre-Deployment Brief Recap

Here is the recording from the HMCS Max Bernays Pre-Deployment Brief (minus operational security information) that was held on Wednesday, May 8, 2024.   

 The slideshow from the session can be found below.


Programming at the MFRC

Military Families Focus Group: Children and Youth with Support Needs

Are you a military family with a child or youth in your family that has support needs? If so, you have the opportunity to be heard and we can help!
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Stay & Play in the Park

Join us for a morning of fun interaction with your child at some great local playgrounds for free play, games and story time.

Fast Friends: Lantern Workshop

In partnership with The Maritime Museum of BC, this workshop for ages 8-15 will allow you to transform a simple mason jar into your own “sea lantern”.

Respite Child Care During Absences

Available at no cost when a military parent is deployed or away for work-related reasons for 21 consecutive days or more. 
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Supporting Children Through Absence

Help your child(ren) adjust to a parent being away on a deployment or work-related absence.
Ages 3-5 Years Ages 5-12 Years