Two frigates leave Halifax for west Africa

Two navy ships are sailing across the Atlantic to west Africa for a training exercise.

H-M-C-S Moncton and H-M-C-S Summerside left Halifax for the Gulf of Guinea region Saturday. They will take part in a training event led by the U-S Navy. The ships will be visiting ports in the Canary Islands, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Cote d’Ivoire.