Weekly Announcements

For Monday, January 23, 2017

Range team practice on Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 0900hrs to 1330hrs at LHQ. Bring a lunch or snacks, and something to keep you occupied between relays.

The training calendar indicates that mock interviews for our national course applicants were going to take place on January 21. This will be rescheduled to another date to be confirmed.

Summer training applications were handed out this past Monday evening. Even if you are not interested in applying for summer training, we are asking you to indicate that on the form and sign it so that we have a record of that. The summer training pamphlet with the course names, dates and prerequisites is available under Resources, Summer Training. Questions are to be directed to your flight staff. Please return your forms to WO2 Anand in Administration ASAP. Those who were absent can get a form from WO2 Anand on Monday.

 

Effective Speaking will begin on Wednesday, January 25 from 1800hrs to 2000hrs at LHQ. Those wishing to sign up should speak to CV Nazarethian.

 

Drill Team Cancelled tonight

For Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Due to circumstances beyond control, we have to cancel drill team practice this evening. We are very sorry for the inconvenience and will resume practice next week. Drill team is still looking for new members so please see FSgt Singh or CV Miranda should you wish to learn more!

Weekly Announcements

for Monday, January 16, 2017

Glider and Power Scholarship Exams (updated):

As a reminder, exams will take place on Saturday, January 14 at the Canadian Forces Staff College – 215 Yonge Blvd, North York, ON M5M 3H9.

Cadets are to arrange to be dropped off and picked up on their own (we recommend carpooling where feasible). Unfortunately, due to security at the staff college, parents will not be permitted inside the staff college.

Timings:
1300 Cadets arrive at location.
1330 Exam starts
1630 Exam ends

Dress: C2 – cadets who are improperly dressed will not be permitted to write the exam.

Note: Use of electronic calculators will NOT be permitted to write the exam.

Effective Speaking cancelled on Friday, January 13. We are just trying to confirm staff availability to run the program and will communicate details as soon as we can.

Drill Team: Do you like being a part of something elite? Something where teamwork and a positive attitude are key? Or maybe you’re just looking to brush up on your drill. The drill team is looking for you! The drill team meets every Tuesday evening from 1800-2000 hrs at Folkstone P.S.. Dress is casual but you may be asked to bring your cadet boots and wedge from time to time. Please see FSgt Singh if you are interested in joining – or just come out to our next practice to check it out!

Summer training applications: We will be starting the process very soon. Check out the summer training pamphlet here. Regardless of whether you want to apply or not, we will be asking all cadets to take an application form and sign it indicating their intentions. More information will be coming out in the next couple of weeks so stay tuned! For now, just take a look at the courses available and the prerequisites.

Weekly Announcements

For Monday, January 9, 2016

Happy New Year to all our cadets and friends!

Range team this evening (January 5) is cancelled. We will resume next week.

CO’s parade – two weeks off means two (almost three) weeks of diligent uniform preparation and boot shining right? Okay, so maybe not but there’s still time! Let’s start the new year off on the right foot! Dress is C1.

Flying Scholarship Exams
For those cadets who have applied to glider or power, your exams will take place on Saturday, January 14 as per the notes in the national course handbook you’ve had for quite a while and the training calendar.

Location: Canadian Forces Staff College, 215 Yonge Blvd, North York, ON M5M 3H9. Cadets are to arrange to be dropped off and picked up on their own (we recommend carpooling where feasible).

Timings:
1300 Cadets and escorts arrive at location.
1330 Exam starts
1630 Exam ends

Dress: C2 – cadets who are improperly dressed will not be permitted to write the exam.

Extra-curricular activities resume as per the training calendar.

Holiday Announcements

Reminder: We are currently on stand down for the holiday break. We will resume training on Monday, January 9, 2016.

On behalf of the squadron staff and sponsoring committee, we wish you all a very safe and happy New Year!

Weekly Announcements

For Monday, December 19, 2016

HOLIDAY PARTY!!!!

Come dressed in your holiday best! Whether you celebrate Christmas or Hanukkah or another event this season, we hope you’ll join us to kick back, celebrate the great start to the training year we’ve had, and have a great time before we stand down for two weeks over the holidays. There will be games, music, and overall fun times! We expect full attendance as this is a regularly scheduled parade night so get in to the holiday spirit. See below for the event poster created by one of our senior cadets…

Holiday Party Poster

Range team cancelled this week

For December 15, 2016

Please note that range team will be cancelled this week. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Weekly Announcements

For Monday, December 12, 2016

Flying Scholarship final exam this evening (Wednesday) – 1830 hrs – 2130 hrs.

National Course paperwork is due! There has been two additional weeks so there should be no excuses at this point. If the paperwork isn’t turned in, your application will not be processed.

Squadron fundraiser in partnership with Value Village
Remember to bring any gently used clothing, towels, bedding, etc. on Monday. Please pack in a black garbage bag. There will be a van/truck parked by Lion’s Hall for drop off on your way in on Monday evening. The squadron earns money based on the total amount of weight so clean out those closets!

Fundraising Poster

 

Weekly Announcements

For Monday, December 5, 2016

CO’s parade – uniforms will be inspected thoroughly. Big pain points right now are males not shaving and females wearing inappropriate jewellery (i.e., wrong earrings) and nail polish. If you’re not sure what’s authorized or not, check with your section commander or don’t wear it. The dress regulations are posted under Resources – get very familiar with them!

National Course applications – all outstanding paperwork and documents are due!

Uniforms for new cadets – many have finally arrived. We will distribute as fast as we can. Please bear with us a little longer!

No ground school this week. The final exam will be next week.

Range team will practice on Thursday, 1830-2130hrs.

Value Village Fundraiser – check out the Poster!

Level 5 PO 513 workshops will take place December 3 and 4 in Burlington. Joining instructions for the applicable cadets are below. Please read them very carefully. Cadets are expected to arrange their own transportation to and from the hotel each day. We recommend carpooling wherever possible. Lunch will be provided each day.

PO 513 Burlington Joining Instructions

Changes to calendar

For the week of November 28, 2016

There will be no drill team or ground school this week. Ground school will have their final exam next week. Be sure to study hard!

There will be range team on Thursday from 1830-2130hrs at LHQ. The training calendar currently says there’s a staff meeting but that has been cancelled so that range team can practice.