Drill & Band Practice Cancelled – Feb 12, 2019

Due to inclement weather, both drill and band practice is cancelled. Practice for both teams will resume next Tuesday, February 19, 2019.

Reminder: Range Team Practice

There will be Range Team practice for all team members on Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 1430hrs – 1830hrs.

Air Cadet League – National Educational Scholarships

For any cadets interested in participating in the ACL National Educational Scholarships. Please read carefully for upcoming application deadlines!

ACL National Educational Scholarships

The Air Cadet League of Canada is pleased to announce 8 NATIONAL EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS :

  1. Birchall Scholarship
  2. Dale Scholarship
  3. Young Citizens Foundation Scholarship
  4. Alex Venables Scholarship in Engineering
  5. Air Cadet League of Canada Foundation Scholarship (2 available)
  6. The Jazz Aviation Pathway Award for Professionalism
  7. The Jazz Aviation Pathway Award for Professionalism and Diversity

The links below will provide more information about this great opportunity available to deserving  Air Cadets.

ACL National Scholarship Criteria and Application Form

Example of a Completed Application Form and Supporting Documents

Cadets who meet the criteria should submit complete National Education Scholarships documents in digital form (one PDF file),  no later than April 1st, 2019. to:  leaguehq@aircadetleague.com

2019 National Youth Engagement Week

For any cadets that are interested, National Youth Engagement Week is hosting the opportunity to experience five days at Depot, the RCMP’s training academy in Regina. A select group of Grade 12 students from across Canada will experience what it’s like to be a cadet in training.

If chosen, you will get the opportunity to interact with police officers from various RCMP units. Activities may include a fitness session, drill class, driving simulation, police defensive tactics, a tour of the RCMP Heritage Centre and much more.

What you need to know

Date: March 25–29, 2019

Location: RCMP Depot Division in Regina, Saskatchewan

Cost: FREE! Travel, accommodation and meals will be provided by the RCMP.

Am I eligible?

To be considered, you must:

  • Be interested in a law enforcement career
  • Be a Grade 12 student
  • Be proficient in English and/or French
  • Live in Canada

Request your application package

To receive a copy of the application, please email: rcmp.NYEW-SNEJ.grc@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

Send in your application before January 31, 2019.

Drill Team Cancelled! January 29, 2019

Drill team is cancelled tonight as Holy Name of Mary School is closed due to the weather.  Practice for Drill will resume as normal on Tuesday 05 Feb 2019.

Parade Night Cancelled! January 28, 2019

Due to the high probability of inclement weather, we are cancelling tonight’s parade night. We will resume training night next Monday, February 4th, 2019.

Weekly Announcement

National Camp Interviews – January 26, 2019 – UPDATED JAN 24, 2019
Below are the timings for all cadets that have applied for National Summer Camp. Cadets are required to be there 15 minutes prior to their scheduled interview timings to ensure timely registration. Cadets report to Brampton Flying Club (13691 McLaughlin Road, Cheltenham, ON L7C 2B2) in full uniform (C1).

Interview Board 2 

Time Cadet Course
0900 GOROSPE Alexis Penina Soleil GPS
0920 JOSHI Arnav PPS
0940 PANASHTIA Rhea GPS + AA
1000 SAHNY Ansh PPS
1020 SANDHU Ravneet Kaur GPS + AO
1040 SHAH Sahdi GPS

Interview Board 4

Time Cadet Course
0920 AMOAH Charles Walter IACE
0940 UPADHYAYA Nihar Hemang AM (AATC)

Range Team Practice – January 26, 2019
There will be practice taking place for all range team members from 1500hrs – 1700hrs at LHQ.

Effective Speaking & Debate Team – January 27, 2019
Both effective speaking and debate team are cancelled for this week. We will resume the following Sunday

2408 Invitational Range Shoot – January 27, 2019
For all Range team members, this shoot will take place at CFB Borden. All participating team members must report to LHQ (55 Avondale Blvd, Brampton, ON) no later than 0600hrs. Cadets are to be picked up from LHQ no later than 1800hrs. Cadets are required to bring their own lunch for this activity.

 

Weekly Announcement

For the month of January 2019

PPS/GPS National Exam – Saturday January 12, 2019

Cadets applying for Glider and Power Pilot Scholarships, below are your exam details:
Location: Croil Hall (Building A142), 264 Lundy Lane, CFB Borden
Time: 1300hrs – 1500hrs (arrive an hour earlier)
Dress: C-2 (full uniform with medals)
Exam Details:
  • E6B Flight Computer is required for power scholarship applicants
  • Electric Flight Computers are not permitted
  • Pencils and scrap papers are provided
  • Must bring photo ID (e.g Health Card)

Range Team Practice – Sunday January 13, 2019

There will be range this Sunday January 13th from 1430hrs – 1830hrs.
Practice will resume its normal schedule from 1500hrs-1900hrs the following week (Saturday January 19)
Borden Invitational Shooting Competition will take place on Sunday January 27, 2019. This is just a notice for Range Team members, as the joining instructions have not yet been distributed to the teams. 

Mock Interviews – Saturday January 19, 2019

In preparation for the National Summer Camp Interviews, taking place on Saturday January 26, 2019, we will be hosting mock interviews. The mock interviews will take place at LHQ from 0800hrs -1345hrs. Dress, C-2 (full uniform with medals). Cadets do not need to be there for the entire duration of the interview. Review the schedule below and arrive NLT 10 minutes prior to you scheduled time. Locations & timings for the actual Summer Camp Interviews (January 26, 2019) are to be determined and will be announced once confirmed.
Morning Interviews
  • 0800-0845: WO2 Joshi, A
  • 0845-0930: FCpl Shah, S
  • 0930-1015: Sgt Sahny, A
  • 1015-1100: Sgt Panashtia, R
Afternoon Interviews
  • 1130-1215: Sgt Gorospe, A
  • 1215-1300: Sgt Sandhu, Rv
  • 1300-1345: FCpl Upadhyaya, N
Summer Training: For Cadets interested in participating in summer training, we’ve updated the Summer Training page with some important information and deadlines regarding the application process. Be sure to review the information so you don’t miss your opportunity to apply.

Holiday Announcement

Reminder: We are currently on stand down for the holiday break. We will resume training on Monday, January 7, 2019.

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

Weekly Announcement

For Week of December 11 – 17, 2018

No Band Practice – December 11, 2018
Band practice is cancelled this week.

Range Team Practice – December 15, 2018
There will be range this Saturday, December 15th from 2:30pm – 6:30pm.

HOLIDAY PARTY!!!! – December 17, 2018
Cadets are invited to wear appropriate civilian clothing for a donation of $2.00. All proceeds will be donated. 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.

Reminder: In support of community and global outreach, those cadets that wish to participate in the Clothing & Food Drive are asked to bring used clothing (in good condition) and/or non-perishable food items for Monday, December 17th. All collected items will go to support Dr. Andrew Simone’s Canadian Food for Children Organization.