Nouvelles Nationales

  • 04 Nov 2019

    Firefighters in Kuwait

    The Camp Canada Fire Brigade (CCFB) and United States Air Force (USAF) Fire Service conducted a practical training session during the week leading up to Fire Prevention Week, Oct 6-12, 2019. This year’s theme is “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape.”...

  • 03 Nov 2019

    econd World War amputee veteran Charles Jefferson and Afghanistan amputee veteran Sgt. (ret’d) Gaétan Bouchard lay a wreath at the National Remembrance Day ceremony on behalf of The War Amps.

    For over 100 years, The War Amps have supported Canada's wounded soldiers. Starting in 1918, Lieutenant Colonel Sidney Lambert, The War Amps first President, himself an amputee after losing a leg during the First World War helped lay the groundwork for this new national...

  • 29 Oct 2019

    The Sandwick Cairn in Courtenay BC, first dedicated in 1922

    The Sandwick Cairn was unveiled in 1922 and is dedicated to the memory of soldiers from the Comox region who served and died during the First World War, and later, the Second World War and Korea. It was constructed with stones brought from the farms of the families who lost...

  • 29 Oct 2019

    Beaver Coffee Logo

    The Comox Chapter has been pretty quiet for the last couple of years but under the leadership of our new President, Capt Emilie Aumont, things are picking up. Capt ​Aumont gathered the flock for coffee, donuts and an information session for the CFB Comox Engineer community on...

  • 25 Oct 2019

    Sept 11 run Sgt Boudreau and SSgt Williams completed in bunker gear for fallen responders

    The first photo is of Sgt Boudreau and SSgt Williams having completed a 9/11 Run in bunker gear for fallen responders. It was originally published in a US Army Public Affairs Article:

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  • 25 Oct 2019

    Dedicating a commerative plaque in Lesperon, France (BGen Irwin, Mayor Mrs. Cousseau, Cdr Nadeau and CCWO Marris)

    On 5 October 2019, a small group of Canadians set out to remember lumberjacks who were sent overseas as part of the Canadian Engineers to cut wood in France to support the war effort. The Colonel Commandant, BGen Steve Irwin and the Branch Chief Warrant Officer, CWO Glenn...

  • 22 Oct 2019

    LCol Pierre St-Laurent, CO 34 RGC; Spr Garnet Bourgaize: MWO Mike Golden, RSM 34 RGC

    On 17 October this year, Sapper Garnet Bourgaize, a veteran of the Second World War, turned 100 years old. A celebration attended by friends, relatives and Royal Canadian Engineer representatives was held on Saturday at Branch 108 of the Royal Canadian Legion in Chateauguay,...

  • 16 Oct 2019

    CMEA - 16 Oct 19

    The wife, mother-in-law, and 20-month old son of Corporal Brent Dewell of 32 CER in Toronto, were struck in a hit-and-run while waiting at a crosswalk on their way to church on Sunday morning. A suspect has been named. 

    The Toronto CMEA...

  • 12 Oct 2019

    Spr Albert Wells (Ret'd)

    Sapper Albert Richard Wells (Ret’d) passed away peacefully on 21 July 2019 at his home in Kamloops BC, three months shy of his 104th birthday. Albert was a veteran of the Second World War and was the last known surviving D-Day veteran of the 6th Field...

  • 10 Oct 2019

    Monument at Eede on the Leopold Canal

    (Traduction par Google)

    Le gouvernement du Canada planifie un programme commémoratif outre-mer pour marquer le 75e anniversaire de la libération des Pays-Bas. Une délégation officielle du gouvernement du Canada se rendra outre-mer du 1 er au 10 mai 2020...

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