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  • 14 Jan 2021

    Officer Location List

    This annual directory was produced by different CME offices in NDHQ over the period 1969-2002. The photo on this page shows the cover of one of these lists.

    These documents provide an unique record of who-was-where-when over a period of some 30 years. These...

  • 13 Jan 2021

    WO Shawn Stevens, 143 Construction Engineering Flight with CDS Commendation

    A routine day at the Bridgewater Agricultural Fair turned exciting for WO Shawn Stevens, a member of the A long-time member of 143 Construction Engineering Flight in Lunenburg County. While helping operat a recruiting booth, WO Stevens heard a commotion and on investigating...

  • 12 Jan 2021

    Isabella Poston 2020 Bursary Winner

    Recently, the President of the CMEA received a note from Isabella Poston, the recipient of the Sgt C.M. Ralph Memorial Bursary. Isabella is studying at the University College of London (UK) where there is a COVID-19  lockdown. She wrote:

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  • 07 Jan 2021

    Towards Life's Sunset - cover

    Ralph De Coste spent over thirty-five years in the Royal Canadian Engineers, serving from sapper to major, from Korea to Chilliwack, before he retired with a barrack box full of memories. He has recently published these memories in a new book, Toward Life's Sunset...

  • 31 Dec 2020

    Gina Parvaneh Cody

    From 34 CER Facebook Page 30 December 2020:

    Mrs. Gina Cody, who will be the future Honourary Lieutenant-Colonel of 34 CER beginning in Fall 2021, was recently inducted into the Order of Canada. 34 CER is very proud to have such a pre-eminent member of...

  • 30 Dec 2020

    A proposed class action suit has been filed against the Government of Canada concerning an error that was made in the calculation of Veterans Affairs Canada Disability Benefits payable for the period 2002 to 2010. The suit alleges the error was discovered by the Government in...

  • 30 Dec 2020

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  • 21 Dec 2020

    LGen Paul Wynnyk (Ret'd)

    Premier Jason Kenney has appointed Deputy Minister of Municipal Affairs and former Commander of the Canadian Army, General Paul Wynnyk (Ret’d), to lead Alberta’s COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force to direct the distribution of Covid 19 vaccines across the province.  From his time...

  • 21 Dec 2020

    MGen Jennie Carignan

    From the CBC, 19 December 2020

    As the head of NATO’s training mission in Iraq, Canadian Military Engineer MGen Jennie Carignan had a front row seat to some of the most extraordinary and dangerous moments on the international scene in 2020. What was it...

  • 15 Dec 2020

    Capt Deane Gorsline

    Lauren Sankey is a co-producer of Sickboy, a health-related comedy CBC Podcast about living with illness and has told us that they have just released an episode with Captain Deane Gorsline, who has ALS. (See CMEA News Item ...

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