National News

  • 12 Mar 2018

    Niska Bridge in Guelph, Ontario

    31 Combat Engineer Regiment will begin the process of removing the Niska Bridge in Guelph, ON

    31 Combat Engineer Regiment is based in Waterloo and St. Thomas. They will begin the preparations to take down the bridge on Monday, 12 March 2018.  The bridge will then be...

  • 27 Feb 2018

    Street Capital Logo

    Street Capital has recently informed the CMEA that it is ending its affiliation programs.

    Street Capital Bank of Canada launched the Affinity Mortgage Program in 2015. They built the program with the belief that they could meet the needs of affinity partner members in...

  • 01 Feb 2018

    Team 1 at the starting line

    During 4 ESR’s deployment to Latvia on Op REASSURANCE, sappers had the opportunity to work with other nations who made up the enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) Battle Group. Canadians were invited to participate in a 5km obstacle course race for Spanish National Day on 10...

  • 08 Jan 2018

    Travel Discounts logo

    In partnership with Local HospitalityTM, the CMEA is pleased to offer an exclusive worldwide travel discount service to our members through our Member Travel...

  • 25 Dec 2017

    Using Izzy Dolls for packaging medical supplies

    A group of women meet in a Ste Claire shop to make Izzy dolls that are used for packaging medical supplies sent to 100 countries around the world.

    CTV Montreal:  ...

  • 18 Dec 2017

    Col Mark Gasparotto at documentary debut

    By Colonel Mark Gasparotto, MSM, CD (Ret'd)

    After a long and winding road, the documentary film based on 23 Field Squadron's book Clearing the Way: Combat Engineers in Kandahar was premiered at the Forest City Film Festival (London,...

  • 14 Dec 2017

    From left to right: Pte Page, RPOU Quebec, Det Montreal Pte Bradette, RPOU Quebec, Det Montreal Cpl Mason, 191 CEF, 19 Wing Comox Kevin Hunt, RPOU Pacific, Det Comox Cpl Balcom, RPOU West, Det Winnipeg Sgt Beaulieu, RPOU Quebec, Det Montreal

    By Capt JP Cote, Requirements Officer, Det Comox RP Ops (Pacific)

    Real Property Unit (Pacific) were grateful to host at 19 Wing Refrigerant and Mechanic (RM) technicians On Job Training (OJT) on overhead hangar doors from 1 October to 4...

  • 13 Dec 2017

    Maj Berghuis, Bursary Winner Peter, Mrs Berghuis and CWO Chiasson

    CWO Troy Chiasson led in the presentation of CMEA Bursaries to three recipients connected to the NRC Chapter:

    • Daniel Mateus - MCpl C. Mateus-Rodriguez’s son (Ottawa)

    • Peter Berghuis – Maj H. Berghuis’ son (Ottawa)

    • Brianna...

  • 11 Dec 2017



      Another year has gone by and our Canadian...

  • 05 Dec 2017

    From left to right: LGen Michael Hood, Comd RCAF, Ben Horgan, Christine Horgan, BGen Kevin Horgan and Gen Jonathan Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff

    Col Kevin Horgan was promoted to the rank of Brigadier-General on 22 November 2017 and appointed the Chief of Staff Vice Chief of the Defence Staff (VCDS). Click here for biography.