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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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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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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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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Battlefield Tour Gravestones | RMC Foundations

In preparation for this year’s 2020 Mottershead Battlefield tour, I, as well as the rest of the individuals who will be embarking this adventure, have been partaking in multiple activities in order to ready ourselves for what we will see in France and Belgium in two weeks time. Among other activities, the weekly seminars that…

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The Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race This past weekend, twelve engineering students participated in the Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race design competition in Toronto. Universities from all across Canada traveled to Toronto in order to participate in the competition, which has been going on for 46 years. Undergrad students are required to design a toboggan…

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On November 7, close to 250 officer cadets from the Royal Military College Saint-Jean met in the Vanier Auditorium for the annual Bilingualism Battle organized by our second language teachers. Representatives from all four squadrons (Tracy, Jolliet, Richelieu, and Iberville) took part in several challenges – such as a few Jeopardy rounds – that were…

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The RMC Debate and International Affair Society (DIAS) sent 25 officer cadets to the Queen’s Model United Nations Invitational (QMUNi) from November 14th to November 17th. Celebrating its fifth iteration this year, QMUNi has become one of Canada’s top Model UN conferences, drawing over 300 delegates to Kingston for a unique weekend to discuss, debate,…

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