8 Globemaster News

Parent Meeting

8 Globemaster Squadron Parent Meeting is tomorrow at the Richmond Green Secondary School Cafetorium, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Please access the Parent Meeting response form, to RSVP. We look forward to seeing you.

Recruit Information Sessions

Join us to find out more about the Air Cadet program, see Information Sessions poster for details and/or visit our squadron How to Join webpage.

Join Media Team

As the communication bridge between the cadets, squadron staff, and the community, Media Team supports creating content and posting to our social media pages, and the squadron News website. We are a creative team of communicators, with specialists who take… Continue Reading →

Join the Marksmanship Team

See the squadron Announcements for details on competition, practices, and dress. Signup: Access the Marksmanship sign-up form here.

8 Globemaster Ground School

See the squadron Announcements page for Ground School 2023 information.

Registration details 2023-2024

New registration starts September 2023! Visit the 8 Globemaster squadron website “About Us > How to Join” to sign up for details. Transfers are welcome.

Join the Biathlon Team

See the squadron Announcements for details on competition, practices, and dress. Signup: Access the Biathlon Team sign-up form here.

ACR 2022-23 Book – now available

Follow the link to access the 2022-2023 Annual Ceremonial Review book in pdf format.

Summer is here!

Summer Stand-Down Notice Congratulations to the hard-working cadets, staff, and volunteers of 8 Globemaster Squadron for a successful year, and a round of acknowledgments goes out to the parents, guardians, friends, and family of our cadets for your tremendous support… Continue Reading →

ACR 2022-2023 video – now available

On Sunday, June 11th, 2023, the cadets of 8 Globemaster Squadron (RCACS) held their 11th Annual Ceremonial Review at the Elgin Barrow Arena in Richmond Hill. The purpose of the ACR is to mark the end of the training year… Continue Reading →

End-of-year BBQ

Come socialize with your peers one last time for this training year – you’ll enjoy presentations and fun activities all night! Access details on the squadron Announcements page, the deadline to reserve is Mon 12 Jun. 2023.

ACR – You’re invited

Sunday, June 11th 2023, our squadron’s Annual Ceremonial Review (ACR) is approaching shortly! ACR is an annual event in the Air Cadet program which demonstrates our cadet’s Drill to parents and friends and awards are also given out. Cpl Ko… Continue Reading →

Level 3/4 FTX

May 26 to 28 was the Level 3-4 Field Training Exercise (FTX). The days were spent learning lessons, guiding cadets, participating in group bonding activities, and so much more. It was a fun and memorable experience for all the cadets… Continue Reading →

Gliding Day

May 6th, 2023, cadets attended the Cadet Gliding Day. The cadets attending Gliding Day were organized into two groups with different times for each event. This was quite the adventure for many of us, since we were given the chance… Continue Reading →

11th Annual Ceremonial Review

Marksmanship and Standard First Aid Badges

On Wednesday, May 10, qualified cadets were awarded marksmanship proficiency badges of Marksmen, First Class Marksman, and Expert Marksman. These badges reflect their skills and achievements in shooting with accuracy and precision. They were awarded based on the scores from… Continue Reading →

May CO’s Parade

This May 3rd, 8 Globemaster Squadron had the last CO’s Parade of the 2022-2023 training year. Cadets gathered for our monthly CO’s Parade in preparation for our Annual Ceremonial Review (ACR) in just over a month. Cadets had great uniform,… Continue Reading →

Debate Competition

8 Globemaster Squadron, as a proud participant of the Annual Air Cadet Debating competition, sincerely thanks our host for the invitation to be one of the twelve teams competing. On April 30th, Cpl Sun J, Sgt Chit K, and FSgt… Continue Reading →

Marksmanship Day

Marksmanship is the sport of precision and accuracy always aiming for the bullseye. On Sunday, May 7 cadets were invited to participate in this year’s “Marksmanship Day,” and learned all about the Daisy 853c air rifle including the sport of… Continue Reading →

Band Competition

On May 7th, 351 Silver Star Band Invitational took place, and the 8 Globemasters band participated. The band cadets consistently practiced every week since September, and their hard work paid off as they placed second in the supplementary routine category… Continue Reading →

KitShop: Mess Tickets & Hoodie

Visit the 8 Globemaster Kit Shop and buy now! Mess/Awards dinner tickets and squadron hoodies are only unavailable until Wed 10 May. You can also shop online for basic items that were previously available in the canteen: items like polish,… Continue Reading →

Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) Strike

The PSAC has kicked off their strike on Wed 19 Apr. Keep an eye out on the squadron website for the impact this strike will have on us, look for information through Announcements.

Save the date: Mess Dinner

24 May 2023 – 8 Globemaster’s annual mess dinner Details will be posted once available, keep an eye out on the squadron website, under Announcements.

Coming soon: FTX Level 3 and 4

Save the Date: Fri 26 May to Sun 28 May 2023 Details and signup are available on the squadron website under Announcements, don’t delay!

Spring Tagging

Over the course of the weekend, cadets went on tagging shifts across Richmond Hill. The cadets went out into the community to collect money to support opportunities for 8 Globemaster cadet trips and events, such as the March Break trip…. Continue Reading →

April 5 CO’s Parade

April 5th, 2023, the 8 Globemaster Squadron had our 8th CO’s parade this training year! If you don’t already know, the CO’s parade is a monthly event to practice our drill, prepare for our ACR (Annual Ceremonial Review), demonstrate our… Continue Reading →


Lots of exciting activities and events are coming up, see the squadron Announcements page for details. Tagging Air Cadet Activity Day Gliding Mess Dinner FTX Level 3 and 4 Barrie Air Show Annual Ceremonial Review

Cross-country ski clinic

A cross-country ski clinic is proposed for Sun 26 Mar, details are available on the squadron website Announcements page.

CO’s Parade: March 1st

On Wednesday, March 1st, 8 Globemaster Squadron hosted their March CO’s parade to honour the Commanding Officer, Captain Li. Cadets showed up in their best ceremonial dress, and all cadets progressed with their best foot forward. Keep the great work… Continue Reading →

Marksmanship Competition

This past weekend on Saturday, February 25, cadets from 8 Globemaster Squadron participated in the stage 2 marksmanship competition. Bravo Zulu to all the cadets that participated in the competition! Cdt Tse H, and WO2 Ho A share their experiences:… Continue Reading →

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