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  • 17 Jan 2022

    33 Engr Sqn coming through for Parwana’s family

    Article by LCol Melanie Lake, CO 2 CER
    (from 2 CER Facebook page 16 Jan 22)

    Parwana had a risky job in Afghanistan. She educated women and girls and advocated for their right to learn. She also worked as a Child Protection Officer with International Rescue...

  • 11 Jan 2022

    Members of 39 and 1 CER deployed to Chilliwack Lake Road to prevent further road degradation, outside Chilliwack

    This issue covers the 39 CER participation in OP LENTUS during the Fraser Valley Floods. Other topics include:

    • President’s Report
    • Honours & Awards
    • Soldier Appreciation Dinners
    • Regimental Chaplain
    • Cadets
    • Membership...
  • 11 Jan 2022

    Image from 'If I Should Fall'

    During the pandemic, Canadian Forces units have been forced to conduct Professional Development on a remote basis.

    To support this effort both Clearing the Way and our first documentary, If I Should Fall, are...

  • 07 Jan 2022

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

    New Year’s Message from the CME Colonel Commandant

    2021 was a very challenging year as Branch members completed their tasks, be it at home or abroad, while operating in a risky environment due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Needless to say, you succeeded...

  • 04 Dec 2021

    New Honoraries Appointed in 39 CER: ictured are Brigade Sergeant Major CWO Gerald Colgan and Brigade Commander Col Scott Raisler with newly appointed HLCol Rebecca Weatherford and HCol Sharon Gaetz.

    On 30 October 2021, 39 Brigade welcomed two honoraries to 39 CER. Pictured are Brigade Sergeant Major CWO Gerald Colgan and Brigade Commander Col Scott Raisler with newly appointed HLCol Rebecca Weatherford and HCol Sharon Gaetz.

    Biographies for each are available by...

  • 04 Dec 2021

    All Sappers Cenotaph 11 Nov 21

    In this issue:

    • President’s Report
    • New Honourary Appointments
    • Remembrance Day
    • Obituary - Pipe Major J. Gordon Titsworth
  • 01 Dec 2021

    Each year, the CMEA awards a number of bursaries to association members or member's dependents who are pursuing post-secondary studies. Each bursary is named in memory of a distinguished military engineer to honour their significant contribution to the Canadian Military...

  • 27 Nov 2021

    Spr Noah Burry (2 CER) and Lance Cpl Alex Roley (US Marines 2 CEB) relocate a simulated casualty during the final training event of Exercise Bold Quest 21.2 at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Ind., Nov. 16, 2021.

    In November 2021, 2 Combat Engineer Regiment participated in Exercise BOLD QUEST 21.2, an international exercise supported by the Canadian Land Warfare Centre designed to demonstrate and assess U.S. and coalition interoperability. The exercise continued to assess friendly...

  • 19 Nov 2021

    Veterans Affairs Canada and the Veterans Review and Appeal Board launched an accessibility consultation on 17 November with Veterans, their family members and other Canadians. We need your feedback to learn about any accessibility barriers you or others may experience.

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  • 12 Nov 2021

    Mark Gasparotto reflects on a 20-year military career and the swift fall of Afghanistan to Taliban forces. (Stu Mills/CBC)

    On 11 November, CBC Radio in Ottawa interviewed two army veterans, LCol Steve Nolan and Col Mark Gasparatto. On this Remembrance Day after the Taliban regained control this past summer, two veterans of the war in Afghanistan reflect on their time in combat.

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