Ex Cadets Compete in the Tour de Victoria Cycling

Article submitted by 9901 Don Brodeur, Class of 1974 12915 Alain Bedard, CMR RMC Class of 1982 and 14638 Steve Wallenberg RMC 1985)at the Tour de Victoria Cycling event 20 Aug 22. Alain’s wife, Crystal Bedard, also rode in the Tour.  All three did the 100Km route competing in the Age 60-64 group. Their results: Alain: Age…

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On D-Day 6 June anniversary – Article on Richard Rohmer (98) -Zoomer Magazine

At 98, one of the most decorated living Canadians is long past the military’s retirement age of 60, but he still has occasion to don his fancy rig as the Honorary Lieutenant-General of the Canadian Armed Forces. “Even though it’s ceremonial, it’s a role I cherish,” he says. “Not bad for an air force officer.”

We Get Emails: My ROTP Instruction Letter from August 23, 1965 & RMC Chemical and Nuclear Engineering from 1970

The following is from 8120 Bill Gard. Some images of my ROTP Instruction letter from 1965. I remember we were sworn in on 3 Sep in the cadet gun room at RRMC. I thought you might like to see how things were in August 1965. Bill G. #8120 (Click on images for better viewing)  The…

We Get Emails: Some ‘Vintage’ Photos of the 1956 Prep Year Entry Class at CMR

The following comes from 5119 Bill Shead.  On 6 September 173 young fellows took the oath to become members of the Canadian Forces as Officer/Naval Cadets at College Militaire Royal de St. Jean (CMR). Attached are a number of photos taken in 1956 (65 years ago), 1959 (final year at CMR), and 2006 (50th Anniversary…

We Get Emails: 12570 Mike Kennedy Remembers N Flight

The following is from 12570 Mike Kennedy.  Hi Anna-Michelle: You may be interested to know that it was exactly 45 years ago today (22 August 1976) that I first arrived at RMC. You may perhaps remember this piece, which ran several years ago in e-Veritas: https://everitas.rmcclub.ca/12570-mike-kennedy-%e2%80%9cn%e2%80%9d-flight-1976-%e2%80%93-then-and-now-2/ As an update, you may also be interested to…

We Get Emails: I was homeless as a Cadet and 7690 Craig Riddell Honoured (Again)

  Editor’s Note: The following is posted anonymously at the request of the author.  I was a homeless cadet while at RMC My class left RMC in May to attend BOTC in Chilliwack. BOTC was between phase 1 and 2. Our BOTC ended in July and we were due back to RMC around Labour Day.…

We Get Emails – Royal Roads Football in the 1950’s

The following is from 3299 Keith McKey: Leafing through my old Royal Roads  “LOG” I came across  the report on our football team. With pandemic lock down in full swing I passed several happy minutes trying to match all the names with all the faces. Brought back many pleasant memories. It was a good year!…

We Get Emails: Inoculation

Editor’s Note: The following is taken from the 1920 Review and was provided by 12570 Mike Kennedy.  INOCULATION From the 1920 RMC Review My hypodermic ready is. My needle thrusteth sure, Its strength as is the strength of ten Because my lymph is pure. – Form up in line, the Doctor cries, Prepare to face…

We Get Emails: 5045 Ralph Awrey Tackles COVID Boredom

The following was sent in by 5045 Ralph Awrey.  You know that Covid boredom has set in when: You start developing a list of the evidence. Watching a leaf fall off your white oak tree is exciting. And you bet yourself on which leaf will be next to fall. Your daily treat is guessing the…

We Get Emails: 5593 Tony Nichols & 3299 Keith McKey Take Trips Down Memory Lane

From 5593 Tony Nichols: I wonder if you might be interested in a small article and picture(attached) regarding college cadet  pilot training  at RCAF Stn Penhold Alta in 1960 for your “Golden Oldies” or whatever section you think it might fit. The picture was one of those publicity shots taken periodically for hometown newspapers.  The…

Catching up with the News: 7690 Dr. Craig Riddell Honoured as Fellow of the Canadian Economics Association & 19330 Michael Della Fortuna Takes Over as Chair of the Board for Drone Delivery Canada

The following is courtesy of 7723 Paul Beswick. I wanted to share with you information on a recent honour received by my good friend and 1968 RMC classmate, #7690, Dr. Craig Riddell. A nationally and internationally renowned labour economist and  longtime Vancouver resident, Craig is currently a “retired” professor-emeritus in the Vancouver School of Economics…

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