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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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  • Churchill AVRE with fascine mounted

    An analysis of the Dieppe Raid in August 1941 identified the need for the protection of engineer demolition parties breaching obstacles. It was decided that the Engineers should have tanks and the problem was given to the Tank Design Division to resolve. Within eight days, Lieutenant John Denovan, RCE, a Canadian liaison officer with the Division, produced rough drawings and specifications for a vehicle to protect engineers based on a Churchill Tank. His concept was supported, but due to a...