National News

  • 20 Sep 2018

    Left to right: Brigadier-General Darlene Quinn, Commander Formation Europe; Lieutenant-General Chris Whitecross, Commandant NATO Defence College – Rome; Vice Chief of the Defence Staff Chief Warrant Officer Colleen Halpin; and Deputy Vice Chief of the Defence Staff Major-General Frances Allen. Photo: DND/CAF

    Reprinted from The Maple Leaf

    At a ceremony at NATO’s operational headquarters in Belgium on September 7, Brigadier-General Darlene Quinn assumed command of Canada’s Formation Europe – an appointment...

  • 15 Sep 2018

    Jason Pollett

    Article by Laura Broadley Reprinted from St Thomas Times-Journal

    Published on: September 14, 2018 | Last Updated: September 14, 2018 6:07 PM EDT

    Local veteran competing at Invictus Games

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  • 12 Sep 2018

    An arm operator from the Buffalo exercising further investigation to find an Improvised Explosive Device (IED)

    By Lt W.D.J. Dumais, 4 ESR

    This year, 4 Engineer Support Regiment (4 ESR) took the lead for the EROC section commander and operator course. This gave 43 Counter Improvised Explosive Devices Squadron (43 C-IED Sqn) more flexibility with the...

  • 10 Sep 2018

    From the publisher:

    As many of you know, there have been some delivery issues.  Here is the latest from our publisher:

    Our apologies: We produce our digital publication, the CMEA News Brief, via a partnership with...

  • 29 Aug 2018

    Members of the No. 2 Construction Battalion line up in Truro, N.S., before they depart for England and France in WW I. (Submitted by George Borden)

    Memorial to Canadian Forestry Corps helps preserve the story of black Canadians who served in WW I

    Reprinted from CBC Nova Scotia story by Shaina ...

  • 15 Aug 2018

    Invictus Games Logo

    Four members of the CME family have been named to this year's Invictus Games taking part in Sydney, Australia. The international event, slated for October 20 to 27, aims to harness the power of sport to inspire the recovery and rehabilitation of physically and mentally...

  • 24 Jul 2018

    On behalf of the Queen, Her Excellency the Governor General has approved the award of a  Meritorious Service Medal to CWO DE Hepditch serving as 12 Wing CWO Shearwater for inspiring leadership and exceptional professionalism as CWO of ITF=Iraq during the period May 16 until...

  • 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...

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