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  • 11 Jul 2019

    Minister of Veterans Affairs presents his commenation medal to Shirley O'Connell

    On 24 June 2019 Mrs Shirley O’Connell, the “Izzy Doll Mama” was presented the Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation by Minister Lawrence MacAulay. This commendation is awarded annually to deserving recipients who have performed commendable service to the Veteran...

  • 08 Jul 2019

    Reynolds Bridge 1944 (150-ft triple-double) built be the 23rd Field Company, RCE

    By Captain Andrew Gower, 39 CER

    Op DISTINCTION is the operation name for Canadian Joint Operations Command (CJOC) ceremonial events. As part of the efforts to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, CJOC deployed a contingent of...

  • 08 Jul 2019

    Lt Blackadder leading 6 Fd Coy sappers during the First World War

    During 2019 Royal Canadian Legion branches have continued their support of 6 Field Engineer Squadron Museum in North Vancouver. Earlier this year the museum received a $200 cheque from RCL Legion Branch 263 (Coquitlam) and in June we received $2000 from RCL Legion Branch 118...

  • 04 Jul 2019

    Lt.-Col. Jennie Carignan speaks to area resident Yar Mohammad about a retaining wall project near his village along the Tarnak River in the Dand Distrct of Kandahar province in August, 2010. Carignan, now a brigadier general, has been assigned command of the NATO training mission in Iraq. (Dene Moore/The Canadian Press)
  • 04 Jul 2019

    James Paul, JD

    June 18, 2019, Ottawa

    Defence Construction Canada (DCC) and its Board of Directors welcome the Government of Canada's appointment of Derrick Cheung as President and CEO, effective September 9, 2019.

    Before accepting this position, Mr. Cheung was Vice President,...

  • 27 Jun 2019

    Article from the Farnham Herald.

  • 26 Jun 2019

    The official party led by Vince Larocque and Bill White followed by the public is piped to the ceremony

    Recently, the 6th Field Engineer Squadron Museum has been cooperating with the Headley Down Nature Reserve Trust (HDNRT) to create a nature park and a memorial to the Royal Canadian Engineers (RCE) who, in 1941 built a 400-man detention facility called Camp Erie at...

  • 18 Jun 2019

    George Flynn with RSM Charles Rochlow and CO Jim Julien

    39 Combat Engineer Regiment held its annual D-Day Dinner on Saturday, June 8 and it was a great success. This year the format was a Mess Dinner as opposed to a mixed dining-in as in other years.

    Forty-four people attended the dinner and contingents from 15 Field RCA...

  • 11 Jun 2019

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    RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication. It is a simple, standardized content distribution method that can help you stay up-to-date with your favourite newscasts, blogs, websites,...

  • 05 Jun 2019

    D-Day The Assault by Orville Fisher

    Captain Orville Fisher (Ret'd), one of Canada's most renowned war artists, was the only allied war artist to take part in the D-Day invasion of Normandy, coming ashore with the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division. There is a Sapper connection.  Already an accomplished...


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