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  • 10 Jul 2018

    Official handover from the outgoing RCE SM, CWO Croucher (Left) to the incoming RCE SM, CWO Dominic Gaudreau. Of particular note is the awesome circa 1987 Cbt Engr, old school, field cap hat badge that is permanently affixed to the “Succession Planning Binder.”   Photo Credit: MCpl Marc Laliberte.

    12 June 2018 marked the official handover of the Royal Canadian Engineers Sergeant Major (RCE SM) from CWO Shawn Croucher to CWO Dominic Gaudreau.

    The handover took place at the HQ of 5th Canadian Division in Halifax and the official ceremony included the...

  • 10 Jul 2018

    RNZE Newsletter Banner Jul 18

    The Royal New Zealand Engineers have sent us a copy of their Newsletter.  There are many articles of interest highlighting the similarities and differences between us and them, from both an active army point and association points of view.  Click the links below to download...

  • 09 Jul 2018

    RCE GVIR Badge

    On the night of 09/10 July 1943, Allied Troops, including the 1st Canadian Infantry Division, launched Operation HUSKY and assaulted the beaches of Sicily.  The campaign lasted six-weeks and set the tone for the next year and a half of fighting in Italy.

    The...

  • 08 Jul 2018

    Natural Edge EcoPark

    6 July 2018

    The Natural Edge EcoPark provides a unique camping experience on the waterfront of the Township of Nipigon. You can consider us a hub for the many adventures available to you in the region,...

  • 05 Jul 2018

    Victorious Esquimalt RP-Ops Slo-Pitch Team

    Members of Real Property Operations Section Esquimalt and Pacific Region participated in an annual Slo-Pitch softball tournament, “Cock of the Walk” at CFB Esquimalt. RP-Ops competed against six other naval units from across the base throughout the week of the tournament....

  • 04 Jul 2018

    HRH QE II

    This message was sent from London yesterday:

    Capt Jacques Landry, CWO Glenn Simpkin, my wife Deanna and I visited Buckingham Palace on 27 June. We were met by a Lady in Waiting and the Queen’s Equerry. CWO Simpkin and I had an audience with Her Majesty of about 30...

  • 01 Jul 2018

    Mark Isfeld in the Former Republic of Yugoslavia

    This National Film Board movie was released in 1995.  Although it seems like so long ago, members of the CME Family continue to serve in the cause of Peace, making the story just as relevant today as it was during the Balkan deployments.

    While the film is basically a ...

  • 29 Jun 2018

    The 7th Canadian Engineer Battalion baseball team Library and Archives Canada

    An estimated 30,000 spectators made up of soldiers, townsfolk and dignitaries including Prince Arthur the Duke of Connaught, Prime Minister Sir Robert Borden, Borden’s cabinet, and Lieutenant General Sir Arthur Currie witnessed the 7th Canadian Engineer Battalion...

  • 14 Jun 2018

    Colonel-in-Chief

    To all Military Engineers,

    On 27th June 2018, the CME CWO, the CME Adjt, my wife, Deanna, and I will have an audience with Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, Colonel-in-Chief of the Canadian Military Engineers. We do this on behalf of every military engineer,...

  • 12 Jun 2018

    LSA 2 RTC camp after 4 days building the RTC MTS litres in Camp Adazi Latvia during theater opening in May 2017

    The old adage of there are never enough engineers applies as much to combat engineers as it does infrastructure support. Since ADM (IE) stood up in 2016, Canadian Forces Real Property Operations Group (CF RP Ops Gp) has balanced their mandate to support domestic...

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