News & Events

These pages contain a broad range of items of interest. Besides items initiated from NDHQ, the CMEA also posts items of interest submitted by members, friends and units. News of specific interest to individual Chapters is posted on those Chapter pages.

CMEA News Brief

In addition to these pages, the CMEA News Brief aims to be your preferred source for news on what is going on in military engineering today, and provides a good way to stay informed. All you need to do is subscribe. The CMEA News Brief is an informative e-news brief that delivers the most relevant content to your inbox every Friday to your PC, iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, and Android device.

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  • 19 Jul 2017

    Lock at the isthmus, the last ascent to the Summit Water of the Canal from Lake Ontario; 1841 Thomas Burrowes, watercolour (Archives of Ontario - from Passfield, 1982)

    Thirteen members of the Royal Sappers & Miners died at the Isthmus near Newboro, ON while building dams, locks and cutting a channel for the Rideau Canal. The canal cut under the directions of Col. By and the Royal Engineers brought...

  • 15 Jul 2017

    Local Hospitality logo

    The CMEA has entered into an agreement with Local Hospitality to help CMEA members get discounts on hotel and car rentals.  Go to the membership tab on the menu and click on CMEA Travel Discount Program for details.

  • 17 Jul 2017

    MCpl Mathew MacLeod, CD
    After more than 14 years of loyal and dedicated service to the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and the Canadian Military Engineer Branch, Master Corporal Mathew Macleod, CD (bio attached), will retire 17 Jul 2017. He has requested to forego a...