National News

  • 22 Sep 2016

    “La Chasse Galerie” paddling on Upper Rideau Lake (between the Narrows and Newboro)

    By LCol Claire Bramma, RCE, CO Mapping and Charting Establishment

    This article is an amplification of Don Cooke’s article “The Royal Sappers & Miners Cemetery, Newboro” published in CHIMO in April 2016.

    From 16 to 22 September 2016...

  • 16 Sep 2016

    LGen Chris Whitecross (Ottawa Journal / Jean Levac)

    LGen Chris Whitecross, Senior Serving Military Engineer has been named to head the NATO Defense College in Rome.  LGen Whitecross is the former Chief Engineer and is currently serving as Chief of Military Personnel at NDHQ.

    For more details, see the National Post...

  • 30 Aug 2016

    Ex-Cadet canoe team at Merrickville 2006

    Every 5 years since 2001, a dedicated group of RMC Ex-Cadets sets out on a seven-day canoe trip from Ottawa to Kingston to raise funds to support varsity athletics at RMC. This voyage is known as "La Chasse Galerie" and the 2016 edition will take place from 16 to 22 Sept:  ...

  • 25 Aug 2016

    Cover - The Toronto Sapper

    Newsletter of 32 Combat Engineer Regiment

    32 CER has published an excellent newsletter with photos and articles:

    • Canadian Military Engineer Association by CWO Ron Swift, CME Branch Chief Warrant Officer
    • Exercise...
  • 03 Aug 2016

    Site of the Chimo Cabin

    by Chelsea Novak - Rossland News posted Aug 2, 2016 at 1:00 PM (

    Last summer the Friends of the Rossland Range (FORR) built...

  • 20 Jul 2016

    Missing Poster Alfred Ian Keep

    Update 22 July 2016:  Alfie has been found alive and well - thanks to all for your help.

    Alfred Ian Keep, an ex-Combat Engineer is missing.  Please give this item maximum exposure and hope for his safe return.

    Contact Redcliff RCMP 403-548...

  • 12 Jul 2016

    MGen Paul Wynnyk

    July 12, 2016 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces


    Media are invited to attend the change of command ceremony for the Canadian Army on July 14. Lieutenant-General Paul Wynnyk will assume command of the Canadian Army from Lieutenant-General...

  • 08 Jul 2016

    Lieutenant-Colonel Eppo van Weelderen

    Lieutenant-Colonel Eppo van Weelderen will take command of 41 Canadian Brigade Group at a ceremony taking place in Calgary on Saturday 17 August in the Queen Elizabeth II Atrium at The Military Museum.

    Lieutenant-Colonel van Weelderen enlisted in 1986 as a non-...

  • 29 Jun 2016

    Maj Fenton handing Comox chapter contributions to Marc, Kaitha and their family

    Just over a month ago, the Comox Chapter of the CMEA initiated a fundraising campaign for Marc Binney, a Canadian Forces veteran having served proudly with the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI) for 13 years and as an Engineer for the remainder of his career...

  • 25 Jun 2016

    Sappers examine Iraqi tank in Kuwait

    Reprinted from Canadian Military Family Magazine, June 24, 2016

    Article by...