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Editor’s Note: As of 14 Nov 2019, the March to the Arch for Reunion Weekend 2020 has been moved back to the Sunday. Full details will follow in a special update of eVeritas. Thank you. // Note de la rédactrice: La marche pour l’arche du week-end de la Réunion 2020 a été reportée au dimanche. Tous les détails suivront dans une mise à jour spéciale d’eVeritas. Merci.

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Above: RMC got an early taste of winter last week with the first snowfall of the season. Photo by 25366 Anna-Michelle Shewfelt // Ci-dessus: Le CMRC a commencé à goûter à l’hiver la semaine dernière avec la première chute de neige de la saison. Photo de 25366 Anna-Michelle Shewfelt

ISSN 2562-5071

In This Issue 36 / Dans ce numéro 36

Table of Contents / Table des matières

Military College Family Marks Remembrance Day / Le jour du Souvenir avec la communauté du Collège militaire

Dr. Jing Gai Makes Math Fun at Class of 1965 Teaching Excellence Award Public Lecture // Dre Jing Gai montre que les mathématiques peuvent être amusantes à la Conférence publique du Prix d’excellence dans l’enseignement de la promotion de 1965

RMC Foundation Engage For 50 – How do classes support our future leaders? / Campagne En marche pour 50 de la Fondation des CMR – Comment les promotions soutiennent-elles nos futurs chefs de file?

RMC Foundation Battle of the Classes: After Week 1 / Bataille des promotions: Après la semaine 1

Update on the Class of 1960’s 60th Anniversary Project / Le point sur le projet du 60e anniversaire de la promotion de 1960

Canso Investment Counsel Ltd Named Entertainment Sponsor for 11th Annual TPL Gala / Canso Investment Counsel ltée est nommée commanditaire du divertissement dans le cadre du 11e souper-hommage annuel de La Patrie gravée sur le cœur

Alumni Making the News

Learning from the Best: Sitting down with Dr. Jing Gai, Winner of the 2019 Class of 1965 Teaching Excellence Award

13591 Ed Batchelor Reaches Mount Everest Base Camp / 13591 Ed Batchelor atteint le camp de base de l’Everest

Dr. Dale Tracy: The Joy of Writing / Dr. Dale Tracy: La joie d’écrire

Golden Oldies

Keeping Tabs

Les événements autour des Collèges / Happenings Around the Colleges

21217 Col Corinna Heilman Talks Being Director of Cadets with the Kingston Branch / 21217 Le Col Corinna Heilman parle d’être directrice des élèves-officiers avec la branche de Kingston

RMC Cadets Complete Robert Land Academy’s Fall Exercise / Les élèves-officiers du CMRC terminent l’exercice d’automne de l’Académie Robert Land

Sports: Weekly Update, Fencing Action, & More!

Semester Exchange “Provides the Opportunity of a Lifetime” / Un échange pour un semestre “offre l’opportunité d’une vie”

Remembrance Day: Dr. B Asks, “What are you reading?” / Le jour du souvenir: Le Dr B. demande: “Que lis-tu?”

Leaving the Navy “to Take a Step Down”

Flashback 1953 – The RMC Radio Station

Deaths | Décès

Mark Your Calendars: Vancouver Branch AGM & Pub Nights

Mark Your Calendars: Toronto Branch Fall Social Event

Tell your story! / Raconte ton histoire!

RMC Wall of Honour: How YOU can nominate a candidate for 2020 / Mur d’honneur du CMR: Comment VOUS pouvez proposer un candidat pour 2020

Nominations Now Open for Athletics Wall of Distinction 2020 / Nominations maintenant ouvertes pour le Mur de la renommée 2020

CMR Saint-Jean Entry Class of 1970: Entry into the Old Brigade Project / Classe d’entrée CMR Saint-Jean de 1970: Projet d’entrée dans la Vieille Brigade

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES (sponsored)  Nos offres d’emploi       

Archives – Here

Military College Family Marks Remembrance Day / Le jour du Souvenir avec la communauté du Collège militaire

Editor’s Note: Our coverage of the Arch Ceremony originally stated that it was the RMC Foundation, and not the RMC Club, who laid a wreath at the Arch. My apologies for the error. The article in question has been updated. // Note de l’éditrice: Notre couverture de la cérémonie de l’Arche indiquait à l’origine que…

Dr. Jing Gai Makes Math Fun at Class of 1965 Teaching Excellence Award Public Lecture // Dr. Jing Gai montre que les mathématiques peuvent être amusantes à la Conférence publique du Prix d’excellence dans l’enseignement de la promotion de 1965

Above: Dr. Jing Gai with members of the Class of 1965, RMC Commandant 18777 BGen Sébastien Bouchard, and RMC Principal 14458 BGen (ret’d) Dr. Harry Kowal. // Ci-dessus: Dre Jing Gai avec des membres de la promotion de 1965, le commandant du CMR 18777 le Bgén Sébastien Bouchard, et le Directeur du CMR 14458 Bgén (à…

RMC Foundation Engage For 50 – How do classes support our future leaders? / Campagne En marche pour 50 de la Fondation des CMR – Comment les promotions soutiennent-elles nos futurs chefs de file?

Article by Jennifer Jordan, RMC Foundation Fundraising Coordinator and Assistant Editor e-Veritas Did you know that Class donations comprise some of our most substantial gifts to the Colleges?  Class giving and class projects are, by far, our most powerful and successful fundraisers.  Classes have provided the Colleges with over $14,000,000 in financial support over the…

Update on the Class of 1960’s 60th Anniversary Project / Le point sur le projet du 60e anniversaire de la promotion de 1960

Thank you to the donors to the Class of 1960 Endowment for their continued support of Museum Operations. For more info click here: https://rmcfoundation.ca/news/the-class-of-1960-60th-anniversary-project/ // Merci aux donateurs du fonds de dotation de la promotion de 1960 pour leur soutien continu aux opérations du musée. Pour plus d’informations, cliquez ici: https://rmcfoundation.ca/fr/news/the-class-of-1960-60th-anniversary-project/   College Number First…

Canso Investment Counsel Ltd Named Entertainment Sponsor for 11th Annual TPL Gala / Canso Investment Counsel ltée est nommée commanditaire du divertissement dans le cadre du 11e souper-hommage annuel de La Patrie gravée sur le cœur

Article by Jennifer Jordan, RMC Foundation Fundraising Coordinator and Assistant Editor eVeritas / The True Patriot Love Foundation hosted their 11th Annual TPL Tribute Gala on Thursday 7 November at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.  This year’s gala showcased the national impact made through TPL’s support of community programs and organizations across Canada. https://truepatriotlove.com/get-involved/events-educational-trips/11th-annual-tribute-gala/ Canso…

Learning from the Best: Sitting down with Dr. Jing Gai, Winner of the 2019 Class of 1965 Teaching Excellence Award

Above: Dr. Jing Gai shows how math can be fun at the 2019 Class of 1965 Teaching Excellence Award Public Lecture on 28 Oct 2019. Interview by 27949 NCdt Yu Jie Wang Dr. Jing Gai was recently awarded the Class of 1965 Teaching Excellence Award for her excellent work in the math department, from the…

13591 Ed Batchelor Reaches Mount Everest Base Camp / 13591 Ed Batchelor atteint le camp de base de l’Everest

Above: 13591 Ed Batchelor at Everest Base Camp proudly displaying his Canadian Military Engineer affiliation. / Ci-dessus: 13591 Ed Batchelor au camp de base de l’Everest affichant fièrement son affiliation avec le génie militaire canadien. Article by/de 13591 Ed Batchelor (RMC 1983) While an RMC Cadet, I recall that there never seemed to be a…

Dr. Dale Tracy: The Joy of Writing / Dr. Dale Tracy: La joie d’écrire

“Writing is not about filling my head with ideas, then downloading them to the page. That’s not writing; it’s typing. Writing is an unfolding of what’s going on inside me as I talk to myself on a pad of paper or a computer.” —Parker Palmer Self-Talk and Enjoying Writing Article by Dr. Dale Tracy, Associate…

Les événements autour des Collèges / Happenings Around the Colleges

Effective leadership demands a high level of both mental and physical fitness. On the week of October 21, #RMC officer cadets took to the gym to face the grueling RMC Physical Performance Test – a test they must complete each semester to remain at RMC and one day graduate as commissioned officers in the #CAF. #FitnessPillar #universitywithadifference Photos : Cpl…

21217 Col Corinna Heilman Talks Being Director of Cadets with the Kingston Branch / 21217 Le Col Corinna Heilman parle d’être directrice des élèves-officiers avec la branche de Kingston

Article and Photos by 25366 Anna-Michelle Shewfelt / Article et photos de 25366 Anna-Michelle Shewfelt This past Wednesday, being the first Wednesday of the month, saw members of the Kingston Branch gather at the Senior Staff Mess for their monthly luncheon. November’s guest speaker was 21217 Col Corinna Heilman (RMC 1997), RMC’s Director of Cadets…

RMC Cadets Complete Robert Land Academy’s Fall Exercise / Les élèves-officiers du CMRC terminent l’exercice d’automne de l’Académie Robert Land

Above: (From left to right) OCdt Cross, OCdt Guerrero, OCdt Cousineau, OCdt Bond, OCdt Alexuta, and Captain Hibbert receive the Baker Badge in front of the Brock Monument (10 Oct 19). // Ci-dessus: (De gauche à droite) Élof Cross, Élof Guerrero, Élof Cousineau, Élof Bond, Élof Alexuta et le capitaine Hibbert reçoivent le badge de…

Sports: Weekly Update, Fencing Action, & More!

Check out the schedule and results for every varsity league game here: https://spark.adobe.com/page/hSsSSA1rczpzj/ During the weeks of 27 October–10 November, the Paladins competed in numerous varsity and club competitions. Men’s rugby: 02/11/2019 | @ Waterloo | 13:00 | Playoffs | 29-14 Win 09/11/2019 | @ Laurier | 13:00 | 5th Place Game | 50-12 Loss…

Semester Exchange “Provides the Opportunity of a Lifetime” / Un échange pour un semestre “offre l’opportunité d’une vie”

Article by 28560 OCdt (III) Bennett Dickson One of the many opportunities that the Royal Military College of Canada offers to its students is the chance to study abroad during a semester on exchange to countries like France, Germany, and the United States. At the end of each academic year, Officer Cadets in 3rd and…

Remembrance Day: Dr. B Asks, “What are you reading?” / Le jour du souvenir: Le Dr B. demande: “Que lis-tu?”

Above (l-r): OCdt Agaga-Akinyemu, OCdt Lystiuk, and OCdt Cottle with the inspiration for their sonnets. // Ci-dessus (de gauche à droite): Élof Agaga-Akinyemu, élof Lystiuk et élof Cottle avec les anciens qui ont inspiré leurs sonnets. “…reveal minds actively considering what Truth, Duty, Valour means, then and now.” Article by Dr. Erika Behrisch Elce These last…