Welcome

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 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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  • Camp Gagetown in the Early 50s

    Events like the Korean War and the deepening Cold War in Europe in the early 1950s resulted in a major change in the government's plans for National Defence. The decision to increase the size of the Army beyond its divisional size meant that large training areas would be required. No existing base in Eastern Canada had sufficient room for such a force to exercise and maneuver. The existing training facilities dated from WW I and WW II thus a new facility was considered...