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  • RMR holds Centennial Regimental Dinner

    28 March 2015 – All ranks of the serving battalion of The Royal Montreal Regiment gathered Saturday evening for a regimental mess dinner on the parade square. The dinner began with a…

  • THE ANDERSONS OF MONTREAL: AN RMR FAMILY

    By Buzz Bourdon (late the RMR 1975-82) While many militia units can boast two generations of the same family in their history, the Andersons of Montreal can claim a proud history of…

  • THE RMR HELMET PLATE THAT NEVER WAS

    by Buzz Bourdon (late the RMR, 1975-82) Two documents that had been buried and forgotten for over seven decades in the archives of the Department of National Defence saw the light of…

  • Reproductions of RMR’s First History Book Now On Sale

    Westmount, QC – 27 November 2014: Reproductions of the RMR’s “Volume 1” are now available for sale through Naval & Military Press in the UK.  Originally published in 1927, it was written…

  • France Remembers RMR

    Westmount, QC, 21 November 2014 – The town of Sains-les-Marquion, France held their annual Remembrance Day service at 11h00 on 11 November 2014 where they specifically honoured The Royal Montreal Regiment (RMR) who…

  • RMR featured in Ottawa Citizen article about Great War

    This article about the RMR in WW1 was originally published in the Ottawa Citizen on 08 November 2014, written by Bruce Deachman

  • Prime Minister of Canada wishes RMR a happy birthday

    02 November 2014 – Prime Minister Harper sent his warmest greetings to everyone attending The Royal Montreal Regiment’s (RMR) Centennial Gala Ball, held last night at the Regiment’s home in Westmount and attended by…

  • Governor General’s birthday greetings to RMR

    Westmount, QC – 02 November 2014:  His Excellency David Johnson’s best wishes to the Regiment for 100 years of service to Canada.  

  • GLOBAL MONTREAL SPECIAL SERIES: THE ROYAL MONTREAL REGIMENT: PART 4

    Westmount, QC – 20 October 2014:  In the five weeks leading up to November 1st, 2014 RMR Centennial Gala ball sponsor Global Montreal is running a series of historical “time capsules” once per week describing…

  • 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…