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  • #poppyproud promo video features RMR veterans

    Westmount, QC – 06 November 2014:  Global Montreal produced a promotional video that features RMR veterans.  The video reminds the community to get their poppies and to post a picture of themselves to…

  • #poppyproud goes Nation-wide!

    Westmount, QC – 05 November 2014: Global Montreal’s social media campaign#poppyproud to support the RMR Association (Branch 14) promote Remembrance by encouraging people to take a selfie of themselves with a veteran and…

  • A salute to today’s reservists

    Written by Buzz Bourdon (late the RMR 1975-82) – this article was originally published in The Montreal Gazette on Monday 09 November 2014, http://montrealgazette.com/news/national/opinion-a-salute-to-todays-reservists The senseless killing at the National War Memorial in downtown Ottawa on…

  • Soldiers Arrested for Having German Surnames

    Friday, November 6, 1914 Camp Salisbury Plain, West Down South The Battalion War Diarist wrote for this day: “Training.” The original diary also contains these remarks:  “Drill.  Pte. W. Gould posted as…

  • Gala Pictures Released

    05 November 2014, Westmount, QC – the official photographs from The Royal Montreal Regiment’s Centennial Gala ball held on Saturday 01 November 2014 were released today. Click here to view them.

  • Global Montreal’s Report on RMR Centennial Gala

    02 November 2014, Global Montreal covered the RMR’s Centennial Gala – full video below:

  • Sir Sam’s Pet Toy

    Thursday, November 5, 1914 Camp Salisbury Plain, West Down South The Battalion War Diarist wrote for this day: “Rain.”  [1] Sir Sam’s Pet Toy: Colonel Sir Sam Hughes, the Canadian Minister of Militia,…

  • ROYAL VISITORS TO THE RMR IN 1914

    Wednesday, November 4, 1914 Camp Salisbury Plain, West Down South The Battalion War Diarist wrote for this day: “Division inspected by H.M. The King accompanied by the Queen, Earl Roberts, and Lord…

  • VIA RAIL COMMEMORATES REMEMBRANCE DAY

    Montréal, November 3, 2014 – VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) – the Diamond Sponsor for The Royal Montreal Regiment Centennial Gala held on 01 November 2014, has announced that, in honour of…

  • A Day of Sodden Rest in 1914

    THIS DAY IN RMR HISTORY, 03 November 1914 – From the 14th BATTALION (RMR) WAR DIARY: Tuesday, November 3, 1914 Camp Salisbury Plain, West Down South The Battalion War Diarist wrote for…