Engage for 50: The Past, the Present, and our Future

Looking back on my 11 years with the RMC Foundation, Reunion Weekend is always my favourite time of year.  The hustle, the bustle, the planning, the comradery, the competition, but more importantly it’s seeing our ex cadets come back together after 10, 20, 30 even 40 years and remembering it like it was yesterday. From…

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Charitable Giving and the Class of 1973 Secretary

The RMC Foundation would like to give special thanks to 9721 David (DB) Snook, Secretary of the Class of 1973, who has been a donor to the RMC Foundation since 1975. He has provided significant support to the Class of 1973 Old Brigade Fund ever since. In December of 2018, David made a very generous…

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25 Years Later: The re-birth of Royal Roads Military College Rugby

Friday March 6th, 2020 was a beautiful, sunny winter day in Vancouver. On this day, the proud traditions of Royal Roads’ rugby were reborn at the Vancouver Masters’ Rugby Festival. Twelve ex-cadets took to the pitch wearing white jerseys with blue hoops bearing the RRMC coat of arms on their chests, looking much like the…

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Recreation Clubs aren’t always about athletics

The RMC Foundation supports a variety of Recreational Clubs at the Colleges.  From Sport Parachuting to Debate Club the Recreational Clubs are meant to offer Officer Cadets a much deserved break from their studies to enhance their time here at the Colleges while building leadership skills, critical planning skills, and fostering new friendships. Because of…

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RMC Curling Club competes at the Garrison Curling Club

RMC Curling Club at the Garrison Curling Club

The Royal Military College Curling Club has nine Officer Cadet’s comprising two teams competing in the local open league at the Garrison Golf and Curling Club at CFB Kingston.  Every Thursday both teams, known simply as RMC 1 and RMC 2, head up to the curling club at CFB Kingston to compete in the Garrison…

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Kilimanjaro Team Honoured at Kingston Branch Luncheon

It was a bright and sunny afternoon on 12 February at the Senior Staff Mess where seven officer cadets and MWO Corneau from the RMC Expedition Club were presented with commemorative coins for their journey to Mount Kilimanjaro in December. At the request of members of the Class of 1969, 7897 Gilles Langlois had the…

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Mottershead Battlefields Tour 2020: an ex-cadet’s perspective

Mottershead Battlefields Tour 2020: an ex-cadet’s perspective Also affectionately known as “The Blue Booties Tour.” In February of this year, I had the privilege of joining 27 Officer Cadets and 1 Naval Cadet and staff on a whorl-wind tour of the WW1 and WW2 battlefields of France and Belgium. The focus of the tour was…

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Member of the Class of 1962 reaches $1 Million in Donations

The Class of 1962 has done it again, adding another classmate to the list of Board of Governor donors (Lifetime donations of $1 million or more).  With this recent donation, the Class now exceeds over $4.8 million in cumulative class giving. Last week 5507 Jack Peltier made a generous donation to the RMC Foundation in…

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Le blanc et noir de Saint-Jean Chess Tournament

The Royal Military College Saint-Jean participated in a Chess Tournament on the weekend of the 17th of January 2020. The Royal Military Colleges Foundation generously covered the admission costs for the officer cadets. Thanks to the RMC Foundation, we were able to hold a chess tournament on RMC Saint-Jean grounds, in the Le Saint-Maurice Mess.…

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