Articles Submissions

You can write articles yourself and submit them to the newspaper, or contact us to suggest story ideas.

Why write?
To submit an article
Writer's guide
Publication calendar




Why write for Servir?

There are several reasons why you might want to submit material to Servir:

Current happenings
New directors, new equipment, new mission, new operation, new construction, etc.

Achievements and testimonials
Good deeds; military, sporting or personal feats; challenges taken on; performance rewarded; experiences; etc.

Events
Important anniversary, special occasion, launch, ribbon-cutting, inauguration, commitment to a cause, VIP visit, death, etc.

Exceptional people & events
Large-scale deployment exercise, excursions, conferences, theme week, unknown occupations, artists, etc.

Progress
Improvement, technology, investment, discovery, etc.




To submit an article

  • Send us an unformatted Word document with no embedded photos or objects.
  • Write acronyms out in full.
  • Whenever possible, articles should be no longer than 500 words.
  • Do not forget to mention the author's name, position and workplace.
  • Photos must be provided in JPG or BMP formats with a minimum resolution of 300 pixels per inch in a 4 x 6 in. size. Captions (to be included in the Word document) must describe the content of the photo and, whenever possible, the names of the people in the photo. Do not forget to provide the photographer's name.
  • Send your photos and your Word document to: servir@forces.gc.ca.
  • The Managing Editor reserves the right to edit articles submitted. Your article may not be selected for publication.

 


Contributor’s Guide

Practical document (215 Ko) for contributors to Servir




Publication Calendar

Print your copy of the publication calendar (123 Ko) and make sure not to miss the boat!