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Family Day

Family day is coming up Monday, February 20th. It is an amazing time of family bonding and fun activities. While you might not be able to spend it with your wonderful cadet family, hopefully, you can enjoy this day to… Continue Reading →

8 Globemaster Kit Shop: Now Open

Announcing the opening of the 8 Globemaster Kit Shop! Shop online for basic items that were previously available in the canteen: items like polish, name tags, polishing cloths etc. More items will be added as they become available. Bring up… Continue Reading →

Study Tips

Hey, 8 Globemaster! As exam week is just around the corner for students in grades 9-12, here are some helpful studying tips. Have a Realistic Study Schedule You may have devised an intensive study schedule, however, it’s unrealistic to study… Continue Reading →

Warm Wishes and

May your holidays be filled with much love and joy. Be safe, stay healthy and we’ll see everyone in the new year!

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Salvation Army Volunteering

The Salvation Army is looking for cadets to help with their Christmas Kettles program this year. If you’re interested in helping out during the following times, please signup on the form found on the squadron Announcements page. The Salvation Army… Continue Reading →

Holiday Party

8 Globemaster Sqaudron’s annual Holiday Party happened on Saturday, December 10th, and hosted the squadron for a fun mess dinner and an evening of activities and many fun prizes! FSgt Leung R, shares his thoughts on the event below: “The… Continue Reading →

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Veterans Day Cards

On November 7 from 6:30-9:30pm, Health and Wellness club hosted an event where cadets of 8 Globemaster came in to help make cards for war veterans. FCpl Cho C, 2IC of Health and Wellness, shares her thoughts below: With the… Continue Reading →


During the weekend of Nov 4-6, 2022, our 8 Globemaster cadets went poppying. Now, you may be wondering what poppying is. The Poppy Campaign is an initiative created by the Royal Canadian Legion, with an opportunity for 8 Globemaster RCACS cadets to… Continue Reading →

HW Invite to All Cadets

LOCATION CHANGED: Squadron Trailer at Richmond Hill LegionThe Health and Wellness Club will host an optional event to create Remembrance Day cards. The cards will be made for Veterans at the Royal Canadian Legion, Richmond Hill, and the Veterans at… Continue Reading →

ACLC – Ontario Jackpot over $22,000

Your deadline to win is almost here! Buy your tickets today to directly support a cadet in your community, as the jackpot soars to a new high. The biggest jackpot ever! Grandprize: over $22,00 to be won, and the jackpot… Continue Reading →

Supporting “No Stone Left Alone”

Continuing last year’s success, 8 squadron is participating in the “No Stone Left Alone” campaign where cadets visits veterans grave to place poppies, flags, night lights, and perform light cleanup. This is to support the community service aspect of the… Continue Reading →


In support of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 375 in Richmond Hill, cadets have the opportunity to help veterans fundraise while performing community services. This is to support the community service aspect of the Cadet program and can be counted towards… Continue Reading →

Celebrating First Annual Cadet Week at Queen’s Park

Her Honour, Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario attends inaugural Cadets Week ceremony Saturday, October 1, 2022, Queen’s Park Ontario – a tri-service Cadet Parade of more than 130 Sea, Army, Air and Navy League Cadets from across Ontario attended… Continue Reading →

Tagging: announcement

Tagging is back from Thu 13 Oct – Sun 16 Oct. Tagging is a main fundraising activity for the squadron and is run twice a year. Funds raised go directly to squadron activities such as permits, activity buses, equipment, outings…etc…. Continue Reading →

First Recruit Information Session

The recruiting session on September 14, 2022 was a big success After two years of COVID-19, we finally held our recruiting session back to in-person. There were over 40 parents and youth who had attended this recruitment session. At the… Continue Reading →

Post-Secondary Scholarship Opportunities

The Air Cadet League of Canada (ACL) is pleased to offer prestigious post-secondary education scholarship awards to Royal Canadian Air Cadets. They are the KC Lett Scholarships, the Birchall Scholarship, the Dale Scholarship, the Thomas Colfer Scholarship,  Chris Ecklund Scholarship,… Continue Reading →

Drop off and Pickup Areas

Did you know? The laneway closest to the school is designated an emergency laneway and must not be used for drop off or pickup. Don’t risk getting a ticket! Emergency laneway is marked with red X, do not drive or… Continue Reading →

Welcome to 8 Globemaster – CAP 1

8 Globemaster Squadron offers many different types of opportunities for cadets, but our summer training programs that are run by the Royal Canadian Air Cadets are definitely one of our highlights. The testament below from LAC Liu, Anina, shows what… Continue Reading →


As COVID-19 and its seemingly endless variants continue to exist worldwide, we share with you reminders on how to keep yourself and those around you safe, and help reduce the spread of COVID. It is highly recommended you wash your… Continue Reading →

Ways to Relax and Destress: Day 7

For our seventh and final day, we suggest turning off all your electronics for a day or so, and taking some time to yourself. Obviously, this isn’t feasible with schoolwork, but if you have an hour or so of free… Continue Reading →

Ways to Relax and Destress: Day 6

For our sixth day, we suggest treating yourself to something nice. Making yourself a nice microwavable cake isn’t messy at all, and it’s ready to eat in just 5 minutes! I find that this recipe is really good, and I… Continue Reading →

Ways to Relax and Destress: Day 5

For our fifth day, we suggest sketching or doodling. Grabbing a simple piece of paper and a pen and just drawing whatever comes to mind is a great way to destress and focus on something. Doodling can enhance creative thinking… Continue Reading →

Ways to Relax and Destress: Day 4

For our fourth day, we’d like to suggest taking a walk. A quick loop around the block can help reinvigorate you, and it’s really calming and soothing. If you can’t focus, we highly recommend taking a walk before trying again…. Continue Reading →


Countries worldwide are experiencing the effects of COVID-19 and its seemingly endless variants. In order to reduce the spread of Covid, there are vital steps you can take to keep you and the others around you safe. Here we share… Continue Reading →

Volunteer Opportunity: 10,000 Trees

Are you looking for a chance to volunteer? Look no further than this; individuals are encouraged to make a positive impact on their local environment as private citizens (not as a cadet representative). The 10,000 trees event is a York… Continue Reading →

A Look Back: Letter mailed in 1945 finally makes it to soldier’s family

Slow in coming but 76 years later, Sgt. John Gonsalves’ letter addressed to his mother finally arrived for the rest of his family to see. The letter, which he wrote back on December 6, 1945 while stationed in Germany after… Continue Reading →

Sobey’s Scholarship

Groceries taste even better when they’re free. So what if instead of paying for your groceries, your local grocery store paid you instead? Feed your wallet and your brain with a chance to win $1,000 for school and $1,000 for groceries. Load… Continue Reading →

Canada’s Luckiest Student Award

Student Life Network created Canada’s Luckiest Student as a platform that not only offers students a chance to win a life-changing prize bundle, but also knowledge, resources and a sense of community amongst students across the country. Are you Canada’s… Continue Reading →

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