Category Optional Team/Club

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 →

8 Globemaster Ground School

See the squadron Announcements page for Ground School 2023 information.

Cross-country ski clinic

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

Optionals Cancelled: 27 Feb 2023

Optional activities (Band, Drill, Media Teams) cancelled tonight at Richmond Green Secondary due to hazardous driving conditions.

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 →

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 →

Write to the Troops

Send your message via Facebook (link has been removed)

Marksmanship Team

Are you interested in learning how to shoot the Daisy 853C Air Rifle? If so, join this year’s marksmanship team! Practices take place on Sundays from 1800-2130 hrs at the legion, starting November 20th. The zone competition is expected 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 →

Media Team Recruitment

Media Team is looking for 2-3 new cadets to join our team for the upcoming training year! As the communication bridge between the cadets, squadron staff and the community, Media Team supports creating content and posting to our social media… Continue Reading →

Earn High School Credits

Do you know about the Co-Operative Education Cadet Program? The Training Year Cadet Co-Op is starting back up once again in partnership between UCDSB and RCSU Central. As long as a cadet is a student of any school board in Ontario… Continue Reading →

Marksmanship: signups now available

Marksmanship Team 2022-2023 Marksmanship is a sport where competitors shoot at targets, which are scored for precision and accuracy. Cadets shoot Daisy Avanti 853c Air Rifles on a 10-m range from both the prone and standing positions. We select around… Continue Reading →

Biathlon – signups now available

Biathlon Team 2022-2023 Biathlon is a Winter Olympic sport consisting of cross-country skiing and shooting. Cadets from our squadron have competed at the Central Ontario Area and Regional (Ontario) competitions. Joining biathlon team is a great way to try a… Continue Reading →

Ground School – Signups are now open!

See squadron website ‘Announcement’ for details. If you have any questions or cannot access the form, please contact WO2 Wang, J., FSgt Li J., or WO2 Li J.

Optional Teams – Interactive FAQ

To learn and find answers to the most commonly asked questions about the great activities, and optionals teams and clubs cadets can participate in, click on the questions below or access Optional Teams and Clubs for full details and signup… Continue Reading →

Peer Appreciation

Hello 8 Globemaster! Would you like to spread positivity? We’ve got just the thing! Starting June 7 extending to June 14th, using the link below to a jam board where cadets can put positive messages for other cadets. Remember to… Continue Reading →

Virtual Board Game Night

Do you love board games? Do you want to hang out with your fellow cadets? Virtual Board Game Night is a great opportunity to hang out with your fellow cadets and play some card games. Join us at 5pm on… Continue Reading →

Photo Contest

Hello 8 Globemaster Squadron! We have another photo contest to close out the training year, all cadets are welcome to participate (June 3 to June 10, 2022). The theme of this year’s contest is ”8 Globemaster.” Your photos should include… 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 →

Outdoors: Welcomes MWO Richard Corneau

Good day cadets! On May 13th from 1905hrs – 2030hrs, the Outdoors team will be hosting a guest speaker event! MWO Richard Corneau has given us his time to talk about the Memory Project as well as orienteering, first aid,… 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 →

Ways to Relax and Destress: Day 3

For our third day, we’d like to suggest calling a family member or friend. Catching up with each other, as well as the intimacy of hearing each other’s voices can soothe nerves. Just a simple “How are you?” or a… Continue Reading →

Effective Speaking Competition

This 2021-2022 training year, 8 Globemaster Squadron is extremely proud to have two cadets advance to the Regional Effective Speaking Competition. The Squadron first held their Effective Speaking Competition, featuring cadets Sgt Liu A, FCpl Chau C, and Cdt Bajwa… Continue Reading →

Wellbeing Workshop: May 1, 2022

Have you been feeling stressed or burnt out lately? Want to relax and have some fun? Join the Health and Wellness Team’s Wellbeing workshop on May 1st from 1500 hrs to 1700 hrs, for an afternoon of arts and crafts, health trivia,… Continue Reading →

Range Day (for interested cadets): April 24, 2022

Sign up to attend Range Day on Sunday, April 24, 2022 from 0930 to 1230 hrs. If you are interested in trying out shooting the Daisy 853C Air Rifle, please submit fill out the Google form now! [Update: the form… Continue Reading →

Ways to Relax and Destress: Day 2

For our second day, we’d like to suggest journaling. Getting into journaling doesn’t necessarily mean buying a bunch of new stationery and pretty notebooks, although you can if you want to! Any old notebook, and some pens will suffice. If… Continue Reading →

Ways to Relax and Destress: Day 1

Media Team introduces our latest series, titled “Ways to Relax and Destress,” to help us cope with stress. For our first post, we suggest having a nice hot drink to help calm down and soothe yourself. Chamomile tea and warm… Continue Reading →

Band Opportunity

As practice locations and in-person activities once again resume, we are in need of musicians to field a band for this training year’s ACR (Annual Ceremonial Review). No flight change is necessary. Of immediate need is a bass drummer and… Continue Reading →

Who’s Who: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Antoine-Marie-Roger de Saint-Exupéry was a French pilot and writer who is best known for his lyrical aviation writings, and his story The Little Prince, which has become a modern classic. Born on June 29, 1900 in Lyon France, Saint-Exupéry found… Continue Reading →

A Look Back: Canadians Win at the Olympics

Canada beats Russian Olympic Committee 6-1 in women’s hockey after hour-long game delay On February 7th, 2022, the women’s hockey game between Russian Olympic Committee against Canada was delayed for over an hour due to a delay in COVID-19 testing,… Continue Reading →

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