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 RMC’s Got Talent – 2017 – 9 November -Currie Hall – Doors open: 1800hrs (cash bar opens)

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Thursday 9 November 2017
Toronto Branch Fall Social Event

This event will take place at Rodney’s Oyster House: 469 King St. West, Toronto

Start time is 19:00.

We have a room for 75 people set aside for this event.

Friends and spouses welcome. Oyster-eaters and non-oyster eaters welcome.

Cost: $40 for those planning to have oysters.

$5 for those not having oysters.

Drinks and food may be ordered from the menu at regular prices.

More info HERE

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Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour is Heading to Kingston for Remembrance Day, November 11 and 12

– Festival taking place on the Parade Square at the Royal Military College of Canada –
– Don Cherry and former NHLer Paul Coffey to join the weekend festivities –

TORONTO (October 23, 2017) Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour presented by Scotiabank and Dodge is heading to Kingston, ON, for a celebration of hockey over Remembrance Day weekend, November 11 and 12. The weekend will feature broadcast hosts Ron MacLean and Tara Slone, meet-and-greet opportunities with NHL alum Paul Coffey, live local entertainment, engaging activities for the whole family and an appearance from Kingston’s own Don Cherry.

The two-day hockey festival begins on Saturday, November 11 at 1 p.m. ET at the Royal Military College of Canada, and will conclude on Sunday evening following the Rogers Hometown Hockey outdoor viewing party. The evening’s broadcast kicks off with a special pre-game show hosted live on site by MacLean and Slone from the Sportsnet Mobile Studio beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET on Sportsnet and Sportsnet NOW, followed by a showdown between the Edmonton Oilers and Washington Capitals.

Rogers Hometown Hockey Festival Details:

The free hockey-themed weekend will feature games, prize giveaways, fun activities, and live local entertainment for the whole family, including:

      • Rogers Fan Hub: Helping fans be fans, the Fan Hub features innovative and interactive experiences, showcasing virtual autographs from NHL stars, a hockey-themed Zamboni video game and autograph signings with NHL alumni, to unite fans in their passion for the game. In addition, fans are treated to free hot chocolate on site.
      • GamePlus: If you are a Rogers customer you can come to the GamePlus desk in the Rogers Fan Hub and redeem exclusive experiences such as meet-and-greets with NHL alumni, autographed merchandise and tours of our Sportsnet Mobile Studio.
      • Sportsnet Augmented Reality Photo Booth: Fans have the chance to get close to their favorite players through augmented reality technology. Fans can take photos with virtual images of NHL stars, and have the photo emailed directly to their device for social sharing.
      • The Hockey Circus Show: Come see Paz our world-renowned hockey acrobat! Paz juggles everything from pucks to flaming hockey sticks all while standing on top of a net. It is an experience that the family will never forget.
      • Scotiabank Community Locker Room: A family-friendly space to engage hockey fans, celebrate the game, and interact with NHL alumni, such as Paul Coffey. Scotiabank will also be donating $15,000 to minor hockey associations in the community.
      • Dodge Family Zone: Features the famous Stow ’n Go Challenge, a hockey-themed obstacle course. Also, fans have the opportunity to enter a contest to win $5,000 for their local minor hockey association and a 2018 Chrysler Pacifica for their family. All contest entrants will receive a co-branded Dodge and Rogers Hometown Hockey retro toque.
      • Tim Hortons Ball Hockey Rink presented by Sportsnet: Features pick-up games for the community, including local Timbits Hockey players.
      • Dr. Oetker Giuseppe Pizzeria: Fans can enjoy a free slice of Giuseppe Pizzeria pizza fresh out of the oven, and play the Find Giuseppe Match Game to win a rooftop experience and other great prizes.
      • Playmobil Kids Zone:Fans have the chance to face off against friends and family with the PLAYMOBIL NHL Arena and its lineup of NHL figures. In the zone, fans will also be able to enter to win a new NHL playset.
      • OK Tire Zamboni Pit Stop: Features a pit-crew-like experience where fans have the opportunity to test their tire-hanging skills on a replica Zamboni.
      • Live Local Entertainment: Live music featured throughout the weekend.

Rogers Hometown Hockey Event and Broadcast Details

Location:

      • Royal Military College of Canada, Parade Square, 15 Valour Drive, Kingston, ON

Time:

      • Saturday, November 11 – Festival open from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. ET
      • Sunday, November 12 – Festival opens at noon ET and runs through the end of the Rogers Hometown Hockey outdoor viewing party

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Please Remember:

The RMC Club relies on its members. Contact us to renew or to take out an annual or life membership.

1 – 888 386 – 3762

Souvenez vous que:

Le Club des CMR compte sur ses membres. Afin de renouveler ou de vous procurer une adhésion annuelle ou à vie, veuillez communiquer avec nous au : 1- 888 386 – 3762

Thank you in advance for your kind cooperation.

Club Membership Info Join, Update or Renew

For those who have let their membership lapse during 2016 & before – we miss you. Please update soon.

À ceux qui ont laissé leur adhésion prendre fin en 2016 ou plus tôt, vous nous manquez. Veuillez renouveler bientôt.

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The Conference of Defence Associations (CDA) and CDA Institute
2017 Ross Munro Media Award
Call for NominationsThe Conference of Defence Associations (CDA) and the CDA Institute invite nominations for the 2017 Ross Munro Media Award (RMMA).Initiated in 2002 to recognize Canadian journalists who have made a significant and extraordinary contribution to increasing public understanding of security and defence issues of importance to Canada and Canadians, the RMMA commemorates Ross Munro, the celebrated Canadian war correspondent who reported on the Second World War in Europe.Recipients of the award will have produced outstanding work regarding security and defence and the role of the Canadian Armed Forces at home and abroad. The award consists of a statuette in the likeness of Ross Munro and $2,000. Previous recipients of the award are Stephen Thorne, Garth Pritchard, Sharon Hobson, Bruce Campion-Smith, Christie Blatchford, Matthew Fisher, Alec Castonguay, Brian Stewart, Murray Brewster, Rosie Di Manno, Adam Day, Louie Palu, Christine MacLean and Richard Maddan.The nominees’ body of work must be considered as having had a key role in educating Canadians on matters of national and/or international security and defence and on the role of the Canadian Armed Forces. The work will have been widely acclaimed as significant, be distinguished by its style and clarity, show clear evidence of research, and be considered noteworthy for its objective analysis. The entries may be selected from print and electronic media. Work produced collaboratively may be considered only if the individual who contributed the most to it is identified and merits individual credit and recognition for the work.Past winners of the RMMA may be nominated for a Lifetime Achievement Award. The nomination process is the same – however, the work and materials cited in the nomination must date from the time following the previous award, which may be referenced. Lifetime Achievement Awards will be considered and then awarded in addition to the Annual Award.Nominations may be made by individuals who are not members of the Selection Committee, or by organizations, and must be submitted in either of Canada’s official languages. All nominations must consist of a clear summary of the reasons for the nomination, at least two letters of support and include examples of their work. Electronic submissions are preferred.Nominations must be received by 1 December 2017, and addressed to:Ross Munro Media Award Selection CommitteeConference of Defence Associations and CDA Institute151 Slater Street, Suite 412AOttawa, Ontario K1P 5H3, Canadaor louise.cote@cdainstitute.caThe Award will be presented on 22 February 2018, the first day of the CDA and CDA Institute Ottawa Conference on Security and Defence. Registration for this Conference will be up on the CDA Institute website shortly. One can also register by emailing Jennifer Giguere at jennifer@cdainstitute.ca.Please direct any questions regarding the Ross Munro Media Award to Louise Côté at louise.cote@cdainstitute.ca.

 

Le Prix Média Ross Munro 2017
de la Conférence des associations de la défense (CAD)
et de l’Institut de la CAD

Appel de mises en candidature

La Conférence des associations de la défense (CAD) et l’Institut de la CAD lancent un appel de mises en candidature pour le Prix Média Ross Munro (PMRM) 2017.

Institué en 2002 pour reconnaître des journalistes canadiens qui contribuent de façon significative et extraordinaire à l’amélioration de la compréhension par le public de questions de sécurité et de défense qui ont une importance pour le Canada, le PMRM commémore Ross Munro, le célèbre correspondant de guerre canadien qui a fait des reportages sur la Deuxième guerre mondiale en Europe.

Les lauréats du prix auront produit une œuvre exceptionnelle concernant la sécurité et la défense et le rôle des Forces armées canadiennes, au pays et à l’étranger. Le prix consiste en une statuette à l’effigie de Ross Munro et la somme de 2 000 $. Les lauréats précédents du prix sont Stephen Thorne, Garth Pritchard, Sharon Hobson, Bruce Campion-Smith, Christie Blatchford, Matthew Fisher, Alec Castonguay, Brian Stewart, Murray Brewster, Rosie Di Manno, Adam Day, Louie Palu, Christine MacLean et Richard Maddan.

L’œuvre du candidat ou de la candidate doit être considérée comme ayant eu un rôle important dans l’éducation des Canadiens sur des questions de sécurité et de défense nationales et/ou internationales et sur le rôle des Forces armées canadiennes. L’œuvre aura été largement acclamée comme significative ; elle se sera distinguée par son style et sa clarté ; elle aura fait preuve de recherche ; et aura été considérée remarquable pour l’objectivité de son analyse.

Les anciens lauréats du PMRM peuvent être nominés pour le PMRM «Œuvre de toute une vie». Le processus de nomination demeure le même – par contre, l’œuvre du candidat ou de la candidate doit avoir été exécutée après la période pour laquelle le prix initial a été octroyé, mais qui peut être référencé. Les prix pour «Œuvre de toute une vie» seront considérés et attribués en plus du prix annuel.

Les mises en candidature peuvent être soumises par des individus, excluant ceux qui font partie du Comité de sélection, ou par des organisations, et peuvent être soumises dans l’une ou l’autre des langues officielles du Canada. Toutes les mises en nomination doivent exposer clairement un sommaire des raisons de la mise en nomination, accompagnées d’au moins deux lettres d’appui et des exemples de travail du candidat ou de la candidate. Les soumissions électroniques sont préférées.

Les mises en candidature doivent être reçues au plus tard le 1 décembre 2017 et adressées au :

Comité de sélection du Prix Média Ross Munro

La Conférence des associations de la défense et l’Institut de la CAD

151, rue Slater, Suite 412A

Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5H3, Canada

Ou par courriel à louise.cote@cdainstitute.ca

Le prix sera remis au lauréat le 22 février 2018, première journée de la Conférence d’Ottawa sur la sécurité et la défense de la CAD et de l’Institut de la CAD. En attendant l’enregistrement sur le site internet de l’Institut de la CAD, vous pouvez contacter Jennifer Giguere à son adresse courriel : jennifer@cdainstitute.ca.

Pour toutes questions regardant le PMRM, prière de s’adresser à Louise Côté à louise.cote@cdainstitute.ca.


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Calling all former Mechanical and Engineering & Management Faculty

Soon-to-be Published Book
Mechanical Engineering at RMC 1876-2015

RMC is one of the four oldest engineering schools in Canada. Its evolution since opening in 1876 parallels important events happening in the outside world. Engineering as a profession and the education of engineers both evolved continuously and changed dramatically from 1876 until the present. A number of former faculty members have written a book on the history of Mechanical Engineering and related disciplines at the College.

The book describes the changes that occurred in society, and shows how engineering education at RMC evolved in response to them. Each chapter in the book covers a particular era in the history of the College and outlines the background of political and technological events underway in Canada and internationally at that time. The book places emphasis on issues falling within the broad discipline of Mechanical Engineering, and includes the Engineering & Management and Aeronautical Engineering programs, as they originated in the Department.

The chapters are:

  • Engineering Before the College Opened
  • The Early Days – 1876-1918
  • The Inter-War Years – 1919-1942
  • Post-War Reopening and Modernization – 1948-1961
  • Degree Granting and Graduate Programs – 1962-1975
  • Bilingual Engineering Programs Begin – 1976-1989
  • A Decade of Change – 1990-2000
  • The Aeronautical Program and Faculty Renewal – 2000-2015
  • Conclusions

After more than 10 years, this book is finally nearing completion. It includes all the annual faculty/graduating class photographs since WWII, and an appendix, which lists the names, qualifications and period of time spent at RMC for all those who taught subjects within the scope of Mechanical Engineering. Where available, photos of each faculty member have been included. Included are the faculty members who taught Engineering & Management and who teach Aeronautical Engineering.

If you were once a military or civilian professor in the Mech or E & M departments, there should already be an entry for you. The authors have tried to contact all former faculty to ensure that the information presented is correct and that the included photograph is suitable.

If you have not been contacted, it means that we do not have your current email address.

If you wish to see what your draft entry in the faculty appendix looks like, please contact Mike Bardon at bardon-m@rmc.ca for a preview. This will give you the chance to correct any errors and, if you wish, to provide a better photograph.