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  • RIP: John Richard Brian (Dick) Steacie

    Westmount, Quebec – 20 August 2023: The RMR Foundation regrets to announce the death of Mr. Dick Steacie, a friend of the Regiment who was quite generous in supporting the RMR Museum’s…

  • 14th CEF (RMR) War Diaries available in Word and Excel

    Westmount, Quebec – 05 June 2023: The RMR’s war diaries from WW1 have been transcribed into Word and Excel formats to make it easier for researchers. Jane and Hamilton Slessor undertook this…

  • RMR Pays Rent After Church Parade

    Westmount, Quebec – 03 June 2023: On Sunday afternoon 07 May 2023, during a Battalion Review parade following the traditional annual church parade, the Commanding Officer, Lieutenant-Colonel Maciej Jonasz, “paid the rent”…

  • The Man Behind the Uniform: Michael Gazo

    Westmount, Quebec – 02 May 2023: Former Master-Corporal Michael Gazo is part of the very fabric that is telling the RMR’s story; his kit that he served in while deployed overseas is…

  • Meet the RMR’s NCO’s: Sergeant Joseph David

    “Meet the RMR’s NCO’s” is a series where we profile a different NCO each month for readers to get to know the folks who make up the ‘backbone of the army’ Westmount,…

  • Remembering Arthur and Bill West, RMR brothers killed at Vimy Ridge

    Westmount, Quebec – 09 April 2023: The RMR Foundation was originally contacted by Franky Mahieu of Belgium for permission to use a photo of a group of RMR officers taken at Cassel…

  • RMR’s Battle for Leopold Canal told by BGen Patterson

      Westmount, Quebec – 08 January 2023: At the end of October 2022, friend of the Regiment, Brigadier-General (ret’d) David Patterson, was featured on the YouTube channel “On This Day In Canadian…

  • Outgoing Honorary recognized for service

    Westmount, Quebec – 19 December 2022: As part of the annual Honorary Colonel’s Christmas Parade, the Regiment bade farewell to their former Honorary Colonel, Lieutenant-Colonel (ret’d) Colin Robinson, whose mandate ended over…

  • Lest We Forget: French village still honours the RMR for liberation

    Westmount, QC – 01 December 2022: The town of Sains-les-Marquion, France held their annual Remembrance Day service at 11h00 on 11 November 2022 where they specifically honoured The Royal Montreal Regiment (RMR)…

  • Acts of Kindness Continue

    Westmount, Quebec – 13 November 2022: This is an update to the original story about ‘the kindness of strangers’ that highlights the importance and strength of inter-regimental bonds. In October 2020 the…