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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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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Prepping for The Battlefields

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 Journey of a Champion

The Journey of a Champion:  Officer Cadet 29199 Hannah Lee and her quest for Gold What makes a Champion? Is it how many hours you log training? Is it a show of your determination? Is it how much you are willing to sacrifice to achieve your goal? Is it your passion for your sport, or…

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RMC Redmen Reunite

It is the longest running International Hockey Series in the world. This year was the 84th edition to this historic hockey rivalry.   It is a game of skill, sacrifice, and tradition.  It is a game where Truth, Duty, Valour meets Duty, Honor, Country in a battle of excellence. It was a tense and thrilling 60…

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CMR Saint-Jean Campus Life Committee

RMC Saint-Jean Campus Life Committee

On Saturday, October 5, 2019,Officer Cadets went hiking and apple picking.  An activity organized by the Campus Life Committee. Eight OCdts took part in this cohesion activity. We started with hiking at Mont St-Grégoire where the OCdts were able to enjoy a beautiful sunny day to admire the colours of autumn along the trails. We…

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Annual Battlefield Tour

Battlefield tour Dieppe group | RMC Foundations

The RMC History Department embarks on the Annual Battlefield Tour over reading week each February. This tour, established in 2003, and almost exclusively funded through donations to the RMC Foundation since 2004, allows Cadets to tour First and Second World War Canadian Battlefields in France and Belgium. Since 2003 this tour has become a major…

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The Vimy Oak

Vimy Oak

The Oak tree planted here commemorates those Graduates of the Royal Military College of Canada who served at the Battle of Vimy Ridge (9-12 April 1917). Their contribution was significant – RMC graduates provided nearly 23% of the Commanders and Staff of the Canadian Corps at the time of the battle. At 5:30 in the…

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CMR Saint-Jean Band Summary 2018/2019

CMR Band 2019

For the 2018/2019 school year, the CMR Saint-Jean Band was comprised of fifteen officer cadets. Musical instruction was conducted weekly by Mr. Philip Rempel during the fall and winter sessions at CMR Saint-Jean. The Band contributes to the general well-being of officer cadets while fostering their interest in music and allowing them opportunities to play…

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RMC Kingston Band

RMC Band Marching At Convocation

The RMC Music Program has been an integral part of the college’s history and heritage since it was stood up in 1953. It brings the pomp and circumstance to parades, regimental traditions to mess dinners, diversified entertainment at major concerts and events, and last year the cadets elevated their performance to a new standard of…

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