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CO’s Parade: 1 Feb 2023

CO’s parade is a monthly event for 8 Globemaster RCACS cadets to show off their uniform, boots, and drill. A few highlights of the parade were the promotions, the music, the awards, and the word of the day. Congratulations are… Continue Reading →

Optionals Cancelled: 27 Feb 2023

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

Training night Wed 22 Feb CANCELLED

Due to inclement weather and poor driving conditions, training night on Wed 22 Feb is CANCELLED. Scheduled activities on this training night will resume next Wednesday.

Level 1&2 FTX

From February 10-12, the Level 1s and 2s at 8 Globemaster enjoyed their first experience on a Field Training Exercise (FTX). The FTX was held at Shadow Lake Centre, and cadets spent the weekend learning about aircrew survival, radio communications,… Continue Reading →

Summer Training

Summer will be here before you know it, meaning summer training is starting soon! Get ready for a wide variety of fun and exciting cadet activities. This year’s summer training may include specialized and unique opportunities. Some of these include… Continue Reading →

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 →

CO’s Parade: 11 Jan 2023

CO’s Parade is an event that happens every month to commemorate the commanding officer. As the commanding officer presided, the flights got in order and began the parade. The parade starts with band flight, followed by the rest of the… 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 →

Training notice for 25 January 2023

Due to the deteriorating weather conditions, 8 RCACS will be conducting training on Wed 25 Jan 2023 virtually. Please check your emails and/or Cadet 365 Microsoft Teams General channel for more information. Information is expected to be posted by 1500… 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 →

Card Making Activity: update

On Wednesday, December 21st, 2022, 8 Globemaster Squadron’s cadets were given the opportunity to create holiday cards. The making of the cards brought joy and brought even more joy to the veterans at Sunnybrook hospital. Not surprisingly, the event was… Continue Reading →

SSC News: Thank You Saint Germain Bakery

Squadron Sponsoring Committee (SSC) Chairperson Lesley Yan presented Saint Germain Bakery (Hillcrest location) with 8 Globemaster’s Certificate of Appreciation for providing cake at our Change of Command event last month. We are thankful for their support.

Media Team Holiday Wishes

Reminder: FTX details available

Field Training Exercise The Level 1 & 2 Field Training Exercise (FTX) will be run on Fri 10 Feb (evening) – Sun 12 Feb (afternoon). Cadets will be in heated shelters, with some training and activities conducted outdoors in the… 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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CFA- Cadet Fitness Assessment

The Cadet Fitness Assessment was conducted on December 14 this year, and our cadets participated in a variety of physical activities to test their endurance and flexibility. Starting off with a stretch, the cadets then split up into their flights,… Continue Reading →

Arcadia Academy of Music

Last weekend on December 10th and 11th, a few of 8 Globemaster Squadron’s very own Media Team cadets had the opportunity to film and take photos at the Arcadia Academy of Music’s Holiday Concert, through CI Palantzas. These cadets were… Continue Reading →

Nov30 Promotions and Medals

On Wednesday, November 30th, senior cadets were awarded their service medals. The air cadet service medal is awarded to a cadet who has four years of honorable service with no serious infractions. A rosette is awarded for every additional year… Continue Reading →

December 7th CO’s Parade and Promotions

On Wednesday, December 7, 2022, it was 8 Globemaster Squadron’s first CO’s parade with Capt Li as commanding officer. Congratulations to all cadets on their exceptional uniform and an excellent march past. Cadets were also recognized through promotions, including promotions… Continue Reading →

SSC Parent Information Night

On December 14, parents were invited to the cafeteria of Richmond Green Secondary School to be introduced to the Squadron Sponsoring Committee (SSC) and the staff of the squadron, and were able to learn more about the program they were… Continue Reading →

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 →

Change of Command and Depart with Dignity

On December 3rd, 2022, 8 Globemaster had our 4th Change of Command Ceremony alongside the Depart with Dignity for our outgoing CO, Major Paul Yu. This Saturday, cadets took part in a parade to honour Major Yu’s accomplishments and achievements,… Continue Reading →

SSC Parent Info Night

This coming Wednesday, December 14, from 7:30-8:30pm in the Richmond Green cafeteria there will be a Squadron Sponsoring Committee (SSC) Parent Info Night. Parents are welcome to meet the SSC and staff to ask questions regarding the Air Cadet program,… Continue Reading →

Squadron Calendar

What’s up 8 Globemaster! Do you want to stay updated with ALL squadron events? Well, wait no more since the squadron calendar is available! Check out the calendar to stay on top of all the events happening. You can find… Continue Reading →

Virtual Vimy Pilgrimage Award Orientation

Those who are interested in applying for this amazing opportunity are invited to attend the virtual orientation this Monday, December 5th, at 6:30pm. As a previous award recipient, and now an ambassador of the program, Sgt Sar, Evelyn will be speaking… Continue Reading →

Squadron Holiday Party

The squadron Holiday Party will be held on Sat 10 Dec 22 at the Royal Canadian legion Br. 375 (233 Centre St E, Richmond Hill, ON) from 1600 hrs – 2100 hrs and cost $20 per person. SSC will be… Continue Reading →

Level 2 Team Building Activities

November 27th, the level 2s were invited to attend an event about team building! They were introduced to a lot of different activities and games like “Spider-Web”, where everyone forms in a circle, passing a ball while introducing themselves and… Continue Reading →

FTX Coming Back!

In-person FTX is back!  FTX (Field Training Exercise) is an event where cadets spend one weekend learning mandatory and compulsory classes that are a part of their training that can’t be replicated in a classroom environment. For more information such… Continue Reading →

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