National News

  • 09 Nov 2018

    The Canadian Military Engineers Association (CMEA) is pleased to announce the following winners of the Bursary program 2018:

    • Matthew Burgess (Wainwright) – Maj (Ret’d) Burgess (CMEA Chapter - Edmonton)
    • Valerie Moore (St. Albert) – Maj (Ret’d) Moore (CMEA...
  • 09 Nov 2018

    Canadian Engineer Badge First World War

    So much courage, so little remembered.

    By David Yates, For the Signal Star

    Published on: November 6, 2018

    Three brothers from Goderich, Ontario fought in the First World War...

  • 05 Nov 2018

    MWO Dumont Retirement

    MWO Ryan Vincent (vice-President Edmonton Chapter CMEA) and Ralph Gienow (Secretary/Treasurer Edmonton Chapter CMEA) present MWO Marshall Dumont, of 1 Combat Engineer Regiment, with a plaque from the CMEA Edmonton Chapter at his Depart With Dignity Ceremony on 19 Oct 2018....

  • 31 Oct 2018

    October 2018 – Corporal Colton Larade explains how all supplies used by troops working at Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) Remote Site are brought to the island by MFO Blackhawk helicopters. (Photo Credit: Captain Nicola LaMarre, Operation CALUMET Public Affairs Officer)

    By Captain Nicola LaMarre, Operation CALUMET Public Affairs Officer

     Approaching the remote site, you can’t help but be struck by the rock, sand and lack of anything green on the island. For the past seven months, Corporal Colton...

  • 17 Oct 2018

    Nicholas Vlachopoulos, a professor of civil engineering at Royal Military College, has been chosen to receive the Class of '65 Award for Teaching Excellence. (Steph Crosier/The Whig-Standard/Postmedia Network)

    The following article is about a former Engineer Officer, Major Nicholas Vlachopoulos, PhD, CD, P.Eng.  His retirement biography can be read at

    Reprinted from...

  • 16 Oct 2018

    Cover New Zealand Sappers Association Newsletter November 2016

    New Zealand Sappers Association has sent us their most recent Newsletter filled with articles of interest to Canadian engineers as well.

  • 16 Oct 2018

    "Clearing the way" Book Cover

    The International Historical and Military Film Festival is a public weal of the Polish culture which serves the non-commercial promotion of the cinema dedicated to the past and defense traditions of the countries from which films were submitted and accepted to the Festival....

  • 11 Oct 2018

    5 October 2018

    Dear Fellow Engineers,  

    All members of the Canadian Military Engineer Family are invited to the National Capital Region Canadian Military Engineers’ Mess Dinner, which will be held on Thursday, 29 November 2018, at the Sala San Marco Banquet and...

  • 03 Oct 2018

    Cambrai Battleground

    The series of Allied offences all along the Western Front beginning on 5 August 1918 and ending on 11 November 1918 is known as the Last Hundred Days. It defeated Germany and ended the First World War.  

    The Canadian Corps played a pivotal role in these actions, and...

  • 03 Oct 2018

    United Way Logo

    When your United Way campaigner asks for a donation, you can direct your donation to the Charity of your choice by completing the proper section of the donation form.  To make a United Way Campaign donation to the CME Museum through MEMAC (Military Engineers Museum...