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  • Military Employment Transition (MET) Conference: 29-30 October 2014

    Westmount, QC – 20 October 2014: Canada Company will host its first Quebec Conference for the Military Employment Transition (MET) program on 29-30 October at the Régiment de Maisonneuve, Cathcart Armoury, 691…

  • MY REMEMBRANCE  DAY  

    Written by Buzz Bourdon (late the RMR 1975-82) Once a year, The Royal Montreal Regiment marches through the streets of Westmount to the city cenotaph on Sherbrooke Street, not far from city hall, to…

  • RMR’s BOY MASCOT IS STOWAWAY FROM MONTREAL

    THIS DAY IN RMR HISTORY, 20 October 1914 – From the 14th BATTALION (RMR) WAR DIARY: Tuesday, October 20, 1914 Camp Salisbury Plain, West Down South “Weather fine. Meeting of officers to…

  • LAST OF THE REGIMENT ARRIVES AT SALISBURY

    THIS DAY IN RMR HISTORY, 19 October 1914 – From the 14th BATTALION (RMR) WAR DIARY: Monday, October 19, 1914 Camp Salisbury Plain, West Down South “Nos. 4. 5 and 6 Co’s…

  • NO REST ON SALISBURY PLAIN FOR RMR

    THIS DAY IN RMR HISTORY, 18 October 1914 – From the 14th BATTALION (RMR) WAR DIARY: Sunday, October 18, 1914 Camp Salisbury Plain, West Down South “Fine weather. Church parade. Officers Mess…

  • RMR Infantry training: The Enemy’s Perspective

    Written by Master-Corporal Robert La Rosa, the commander of # 3 Section in # 2 Platoon, “A” Company of The Royal Montreal Regiment Westmount, QC – 17 October 2014: Sixteen members of the Royal Montreal…

  • RMR Hockey Team Keeps Winning Streak Alive!

    Westmount, QC – 17 October 2014:  In another tightly contested affair The Royal Montreal Regiment’s ball hockey team defeated 4R22R to a final score of 5-3 last Thursday evening (09 October 14).…

  • RMR’S FIRST OVERSEAS CASUALTY

    THIS DAY IN RMR HISTORY, 17 October 1914 – From the 14th BATTALION (RMR) WAR DIARY: Saturday, October 17, 1914 Camp Salisbury Plain, West Down South “Pte. Hartley, batman to Major P.R.…

  • RMR wishes the Rick Mercer happy birthday

    Westmount QC – 17 October 2014: The Royal Montreal Regiment turns 100 this year, and we have taken the opportunity to wish the Rick Mercer, host of Rick Mercer Report (or as some…

  • RMR reaches Camp after 3-hour March

    THIS DAY IN RMR HISTORY, 16 October 1914 – From the 14th BATTALION (RMR) WAR DIARY: Friday, October 16, 1914 Camp Salisbury Plain, West Down South “Entrained at 12:45 a.m. Arrived Patney…