Welcome to the Canadian Military Engineers Association (CMEA) website.

The CMEA is a dynamic association open to all members of the Canadian Military Engineer family.  Since its formation in 2000, it has grown to over 2500 members with more than 20 Chapters spread across the country. The Association continues to welcome new members from the rank of Sapper to Lieutenant General. The CME family includes all who currently serve with or support the Canadian Military Engineers, or have done so in the past. These pages present our objectives and accomplishments, our stories and your history, news and events and items of interest.

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  • Royal Engineers lay out the plans for the settlement of Halifax

    In 1999, the City of Halifax celebrated the 250th anniversary of its founding. Edward Cornwallis, Governor of Nova Scotia from 1749-52, landed on 21 June 1749 and his Royal Engineers immediately began to lay out the town and its defences. On 10 December 1749, a company of local Engineers became the earliest known Engineer unit raised in Canada. As The Citadel was the first location for the School of Military Engineering when the Canadian Engineers were formed in 1903,  Halifax is...