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  • 29 May 2023


    • President’s Report
    • Honours And Awards
    • Change Of Appointment
    • D-Day Dinner
    • Veteran Affairs
    • Membership
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  • 26 May 2023

    127 Sqn with all the attachments in front of Omniplex, Drayton Valley, Alberta.

    Article by: MWO Kyle Ho; Sergeant Major 127 Squadron

    On May 10, 2023, the province of Alberta submitted a Request For Assistance (RFA) due to the unprecedented wildfire situation. 1 Combat Engineering Regiment was responsible for deploying a...

  • 20 May 2023

    MGen Daniel Benjamin (Ret'd) presents the MGen JA Stewart Trophy to OCdt James Lynes 19 May 2023 // Le Mgén Daniel Benjamin (à la retraite) remet le trophée Mgén JA Stewart à l'Élof James Lynes 19 mai 2023

    On 19 May 2023, the Colonel Commandant presented the Major General John Arthur Stewart Trophy  to  29252 OCdt James Lynes of Nanaimo, BC. OCdt James is a Construction Engineer. His field of Study was Civil Engineering. 

    The Major-General John Arthur Stewart Trophy is...

  • 17 May 2023

    The Faces of Groesbeek Program Page 1

    MAY 23 UPDATE: Faces To Graves Stories for Canadian Sappers Buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemeteries in the Netherlands

    A very special event is taking place this year in Holland. Running from, 30 April to 21 May, ...

  • 14 May 2023

    Korean Embassy Crest

    The Youth Peace Camp is intended to build a network for future collaboration among youths of UN allied nations in the Korean War by inviting grandchildren of UN Korean War veterans. This Program is initially designed to commemorate the 60th...

  • 10 May 2023

    The year 2023 marks the 80th anniversary of the...

  • 09 May 2023

    CMEA Crest

    CMEA Bursary 2023: Grand Total of $18,000 (nine individual bursaries of $2.000)

    1. Applications are open to CMEA members and dependents of current or deceased CMEA members.
    2. Applicants must have completed or be in their final year of secondary schooling...
  • 25 Apr 2023

    MGen Daniel Benjamin, CMM, CD (Ret’d)

    As the years go by, the world situation appears to be worsening, be it from natural disasters associated with climate change, conflicts in Ukraine, tensions in the China Sea, or hostilities in the Middle East. As Canadian Military Engineers, we are expected to be ready to...

  • 05 Apr 2023

    5th Canadian Railway Battalion

    The contribution of the Canadian Railway Troops to the Victory at Vimy Ridge is often forgotten.  In the memory of the men killed in the leadup to the battle, see Railway to Vimy Ridge

  • 16 Mar 2023

    Maj. Peter Glaicar, the officer commanding Canada's engineering support group: 'We're trying to turn it into a modern city.' (Derek Stoffel/CBC)

    'Lookback Friday' is an opportunity to look back at some significant past news stories.  On 15 March 2010, we linked our news to a current CBC report on construction work at the Kandahar Airfield, at the time, the busiest single runway in the world...


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