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Royal Military College of Canada

Did you Know?

Did you know?

(The RMC Crest appears)

(Text appears in the video along with old photographs of Colonel George Stanley)

Did you know? In 1964, the Dean of Arts at the time, Colonel, the Honourable F.G. Stanley, first suggested to then Member of Parliament for Leeds, Colonel the Honourable John R. Matheson, that the Royal Military College flag should form the basis for the national flag of Canada.

Did you know? In 1964, the Dean of Arts at the time, Colonel, the Honourable F.G. Stanley, first suggested to then Member of Parliament for Leeds, Colonel the Honourable John R. Matheson, that the Royal Military College flag should form the basis for the national flag of Canada.

(Canadian flag, waving)

Colonel Stanley proposed that within the centre of the flag should be a single red maple leaf instead of the college emblem, which was a mailed fist holding a sprig of green maples leaves.

(Photo of Royal Proclamation document)

His design was ultimately approved by Parliament and by Royal Proclamation to be the symbol of our nation.

(Canadian Flag, waving)

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Reunion weekend 2017 activities


First Year Obstacle Course and Coin Presentation Ceremony

The first-year officer cadets of RMC will conclude their orientation program with the challenging obstacle course, marking their official entry into the Cadet Wing. This will be followed by the Coin Presentation Ceremony where first-year officer cadets are presented with coins by members of the Old Brigade, a group of ex-cadets who entered the college 50 or more years ago.

  • Friday 29 September 1:40 p.m.
  • Location: Parade Square

Badging Parade

The official presentation of cap badges acknowledges the first-year cadets’ start at RMC. Cap badges are presented by members of the Old Brigade, a group of ex-cadets who entered the college at least 50 years ago. Cadet awards for leadership, academics, and athletics will also be presented. 

  • Saturday 30 September 10:00 a.m.
  • Location: Parade Square

Wall of Honour Ceremony and Reception

The Wall of Honour ceremony aims to recognize former officer cadets and other distinguished Canadians associated with the Colleges for outstanding achievements and contributions to Canada and the world. This year’s honourees will be Honorary Colonel A. Britton Smith, MC, CD, Ld’H(F), QC, LLD; and the late Honorary Colonel Leonard Gordon Patrick Lee, CM.

  • Saturday 30 September 1:30 p.m.
  • Location: The Wall of Honour

Arch Memorial Service

A memorial service to honour former Canadian Military College cadets who died in service will be held at the Memorial Arch.

  • Sunday 1 October 10:30 a.m.
  • Location: The Memorial Arch

Note:

*please come early to allow time to park and walk to the events, accessible parking spaces are available to those who need them.

 

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