This was not exclusively army focused as we heard presentations from both staff and cadets on the role of our soldiers, sailors and airmen. The weather was cold and windy and at times wet. We could only imagine how it felt fighting in this weather so long ago. There were times I felt that I could hear the voices of those souls who had died on the battlefields.
Often, the influence Canadian soldiers had on the two great Wars is overlooked in current Canadian culture, an oversight I am a culprit of as well. Upon further investigation, however, my experience so far with the Battlefield tour has proven that the influence our great country had on the Wars is one that should never be forgotten, as well as one we should all, as Canadians, take great pride in.
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 […]
The Howard University Model NATO Conference is an international academic competition held in Washington, DC and involves universities from Europe and North America. This highly prestigious event, referred to by the Principal as the academic equivalent of the Sandhurst Competition, pits RMC Cadets against over 25 other international universities in a challenging and academically rigorous […]
For the past 7 years the RMC Foundation has funded fifteen Officer Cadets to participate in the annual Stratford trip organized by the English Department. The Stratford Festival continues to prompt our future leaders to confront many of the challenges they face today, and will see in the future; through a medium that itself challenges […]