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  • 04 Jul 2020

    Sapper Tommy Prince

    The Bank of Canada has decided to put a new face on the five-dollar bill and are accepting recommendations for great Canadians worthy of consideration.

    There are many great Canadians worthy of consideration including Sergeant Tommy Prince—a great Indigenous Canadian...

  • 07 Jul 2020

    1.            Applications are open to CMEA member or a dependent of a current or deceased CMEA member.

    2.            Applicant must have completed or be in his or her final year of secondary schooling and preparing to attend or continuing a program at a certified post...

  • 02 Jul 2020

    Elmo Baird, ex-Canadian Forestry Corps and Royal Air Force

    Extracted from story by Terry Roberts 

    CBC News · Posted: Jun 29, 2020 6:00 AM NT

    According to research by CBC News and the Royal Canadian Legion, there are now an...

  • 09 Jun 2020

    Capt Deane Gorsline

    Earlier this year, the CMEA published a short article describing Capt Deane Gorsline’s fight against ALS with an appeal to help as you can through a Go Fund Me campaign...

  • 02 Jun 2020


    The attached letter from the Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services, announces details of the 2020 Support Our Troops Scholarship Program available to families of currently serving members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and veterans for...

  • 31 May 2020

    Cpl Milne (left) administers an N95 mask fit test to a member of 8 Wing Trenton. 

    Written By: Cpl Milne

    Photo By: Sgt Burke

    2020 has proven to be a very busy year for the members of 8 Wing Trenton’s Construction Engineering Support Flight’s Fire Prevention Office (FPO).  Having the...

  • 31 May 2020

    From left to right: Sgt Argueta, Cpl Lacoste, MCpl Byrne, Pte Milligan, Avr Barbeau

    Written By: Capt Mahon

    Photo By: Sgt Zehr

    The Aircraft Arresting Systems (AAS) Section of the 86 Airfield Support Utilities (ASU) Flight plays an essential role in the operation success of the RCAF CF-18....

  • 25 May 2020

    Faces to Graves Logo

    The non-profit organisation ‘Faces to Canadian War Graves Groesbeek’, as part of the Faces to Graves project in the Netherlands, aims to publish a short story of every one of the soldiers buried in Groesbeek. Their latest newsletter is ...

  • 24 May 2020

    50 Years of Airborne Sappers - Cover

    LCol D.J.J. Foreman, OMM, CD (Ret'd) has just published his second coffee table book “50 Years of Airborne Sappers” that you can see at:...

  • 05 May 2020

    RCE GVIR Badge

    This article is reprinted from the McLean's Magazine archives dated 15 December 1943. It tells of story of hard sapper work during the late autumn of 1943 in the rain and mud of southern Italy. It also tells of bravery under fire telling describing the exploits of ...


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