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Class of 1966 Rallies Behind Bringing Afghan Interpreters to Canada

Class of 1966 Rallies Behind Bringing Afghan Interpreters to Canada Photo Credit National Post (https://nationalpost.com/news/politics/time-is-of-the-essence-canada-races-to-save-afghan-allies-as-taliban-regains-control) Several weeks ago the RMC Alumni Association was contacted by a group of Alumni from the Class of 1966. Following a class meeting, this group decided to take a position on the ongoing crisis in Afghanistan related to bringing Afghan…

RMC’s 122nd Convocation “A Celebration of Perseverance, Discipline, and Inspiration” / La 122e collation des grades du CMR est « une célébration de persévérance, de discipline et d’inspiration »

Courtesy of RMC Public Affairs / Avec l’aimable autorisation des Affaires publiques du CMR (Friday, November 19, 2021) “In 1959, the Province of Ontario empowered [the Royal Military College of Canada] to grant diplomas, certificates, and awards. Through the Royal Military College of Canada Degrees Act, our Senate is permitted to grant degrees – at…

“Love what you teach” – Humility & Dedication on Display at First Installment of 2021 Class of 1965 Teaching Excellence Award Public Lecture

Article by 25366 Anna-Michelle Shewfelt  For only the second time in the 31 year history of the Class of 1965 Teaching Excellence Award, this year there are two winners. And this past Monday saw the Public Lecture portion for the first winner, Dr. Irwin Streight of RMC’s Department of English, Culture, and Communication. “I don’t…

In Conversation with Dr. Irwin Streight, One Winner of the 2021 Class of 1965 Teaching Excellence Award

RMC Alumni Association Communications Coordinator 25366 Anna-Michelle Shewfelt recently had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Irwin Streight, one of the two winners of the 2021 Class of 1965 Teaching Excellence Award. Read on for more on what this prestigious award means to him. eVeritas: Talk about what this recognition means for you as…

Keeping Tabs / Gardez un œil sur eux

24840 Mark Sandner – Student at Canadian Forces College – Joint Command and Staff Programme 16670 Manon Desy – Directrice principale, Expérience clients internes; Senior director, Internal client experience 13738 Chris Hadfield – CEO at Chris Hadfield Inc B0190 Christian (Chris) Lemay – Consulting at Strategic Joint Staff – Directorate of Strategic Effects and Targeting…

RMC Alumni Association Sponsors “Les femmes et l’islam, que disent les textes?” Conference in Department of French, Literature and Culture / l’Association des anciens et des anciennes du CMR soutient la conférence « Les femmes et l’islam, que disent les textes? » au Département de français, littérature et culture

The Department of French, Literature and Culture was proud to present a Zoom conference given by Dr. Asma Lamrabet on the topic of “Les femmes et l’islam, que disent les textes?” Her presentation, which was given in French and was well-attended by staff and Cadets, touched on the following topics: De quels textes et de…

Weekend Sports Highlights – Paladins Claim 7th at Rugby Nationals, Hockey falls to Kingston rivals, and the Gaels edge RMC Volleyball

Sports stories and photos are written and provided by Peter Reimer, Sports and Promotion Coordinator for the Royal Military College.   Paladins Claim 7th at Rugby Nationals It was a big weekend in sports for the RMC Paladins.  The Men’s Rugby team played in the Canadian University Rugby Nationals all week, and after a tough start…

47ième édition du tournoi de ballon sur glace au CMR St-Jean / 47th edition of the broom ball tournament at RMC St-Jean

Photo ci-dessus: La mise au jeu protocolaire opposait le commandant du CMR St-Jean, le Colonel Gaétan Bédard, à l’élève-officier Jonathan Lafleur, le capitaine de l’équipe DT. Aussi présents, le président du tournoi et directeur des cadets, le Lcol René Poulin, l’Adjuc Rick Plante et le représentant des ancien(ne)s et vice-président du tournoi, André Blanchard. //…

Faits saillants des « Journées de la culture » du CMR Saint-Jean / Highlights from RMC Saint-Jean’s “Journées de la culture”

Above: Officer Cadets take part in the Quebec cheese and apple tasting event as part of the “Journées de la culture” event. / Ci-dessus : Des élèves-officiers participent à la dégustation de fromages et de pommes du Québec dans le cadre des « Journées de la culture. » Dégustation de fromages et de pommes du…

Nominations Now Open for Athletics Wall of Distinction 2022 / Nominations maintenant ouvertes pour le Mur de la renommée 2022

It’s time! The RMC Athletics Wall of Distinction is once again seeking nominations for outstanding athletes, builders, and teams from throughout the history of the Canadian Military Colleges. Nomination form: https://gopaladinsgo.ca/sb_output.aspx?form=9 Eligibility and more information: https://gopaladinsgo.ca/honors/athletics-wall-of-distinction-mur-de-la-renomm-e-sportive View past inductees: https://gopaladinsgo.ca/honors/athletics-wall-of-distinction-mur-de-la-renomm-e-sportive#2020 Winning championships. Breaking records. Earning recognition across the league. Does that sound like someone you…

RMC Wall of Honour: How YOU can Nominate a Candidate for recognition in 2022 / Mur d’honneur du RMC: Comment VOUS pouvez proposer un candidat en 2022

RMC Wall of Honour The 2020 Wall of Honour induction ceremony for the two selected candidates was postponed due to necessary COVID restrictions.  That postponement did not deter the submission of several excellent submissions and the selection of two worthy candidates (see e Veritas March 22, 2021) for the 2021 induction. Unfortunately, but very understandable,…

Deaths | Décès

4108 Michael Reimann Michael (never ‘Mike’) was born in London and came to Canada in 1952. He attended St. George’s School, Royal Roads and Royal Military College. He served in the Royal Canadian Navy before earning a PHD in Applied Mechanics from UBC. He shared his lifelong love of the sea and boats with his…