National News

  • 16 Jan 2019

    44 Engr Sqn Armoury, Trail, BC

    Reprinted from The East Kootenay News Online Weekly  15 January 2019

    The Canadian Army is establishing a greater presence in the City of...

  • 15 Jan 2019

    A member of the Iraqi security forces, under supervision of a Canadian Armed Forces instructor with the Route Clearance Package Training Team, conducts vehicle maintenance on the “Badger” – a military vehicle used to investigate possible IED’s after an initial screening in northern Iraq, November 2018. Photo: Op IMPACT Imaging

    Reprinted from The Maple Leaf Jan 14, 2019

    Article by Captain Matt ClanceyRCPTT Troop Commander

    “We’re here to develop Iraqi solutions suitable to their needs and...

  • 04 Jan 2019

    BGen Carignan, Comd 2nd Cdn Div

    From CTV Montreal, Published Thursday, January 3, 2019

    Brigadier-General Jennie Carignan is one of the highest-ranking women in the Canadian Armed Forces and is the first and only woman from a combat arms occupation to rise to the general...

  • 04 Jan 2019

    Ex PALADIN RESPONSE 2018 Medium Floating Bridge, Cultus Lake

    Article by   From the Chilliwack Progress,Jan. 3, 2019

    Exercise Paladin Response gives soldiers the skills to help fellow Canadians in natural disasters.

    More than 300...

  • 20 Dec 2018

    2Lt Vic Johnson in Korea

    From Legion Magazine 19 December 2018

    Story by Stephen J Thorne

    "James Victor (Vic) Johnson was a 25-year-old second lieutenant still in training at the Royal Canadian School of Military Engineering in...

  • 18 Dec 2018

    Shirley O'Connell is appealing to the knitting community to help make crocheted Izzy Dolls (

    On 13 December, the National Capital Region Military Family Resource Centre (MFRC) hosted their annual Izzy Doll Project. The Izzy Doll Project is a national initiative that brings smiles to faces of many children in...

  • 18 Dec 2018

    Juno Beach Centre Dog Tags

    The summer of 2019 will mark the 75th Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy. More than 90,000 Canadians fought from the sands of Juno to the banks of the Seine liberating Normandy. Over 5500 Canadian soldiers did not make it home and remain buried in...

  • 12 Dec 2018

    Dennis Dwyer receives Letter of Appreciation from Dan O'Keefe representing the Edmonton Chapter of the CMEA

    Today marked the final day for Dennis Dwyer as the President of the Edmonton Sapper's Club.  Dennis has been involved with the club for several decades, serving on the executive and has been President for about 14 years.  Another milestone was marked today. The Edmonton...

  • 04 Dec 2018

    CMEA Crest

    By David Burke, CMEA Executive Director

    Last week on the 28th and 29th of November the CMEA hosted a very successful two-day conference at the Army Ottawa Officers’ Mess.  The theme of the conference was “Strong,...

  • 24 Nov 2018

    Location Map - Chilliwack Military Museum

    Jim Harris has reported that the new Chilliwack Military Museum is quickly setting-up in its new home in downtown Chilliwack.  It is located at 45915 Wellington Ave., Chilliwack, BC  V2P 2C6 (click on the map image to the right).

    The facility is about 1750 sq ft in...


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