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The Canadian Forces Communication and Electronics Association is designed for all members of the Canadian Armed Forces Communications and Electronics (CAF C&E) community including serving members (Regular Force and Primary Reserve), and their families, retired members and their families, existing C&E associations and groups and friends of the C&E including Canadian industry. The Association is a Network of Communities.

Recent News

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  • Street Capital Bank – Mortgage Webinars

    Dear C&E Association Members, Below is a link to information related to our Affinity Partner Street Capital Bank of Canada’s forthcoming mortgage webinars.  The webinars are intended for first time home buyers and veteran home owners. SCBC_Affinity Webinar Invite

  • CMCEN Maintenance Notice

    Dear C&E Association Membership, Starting 10:00pm Eastern, 11 July 2017, CMCEN.ca and all subdomains will be unavailable due to maintenance.  We expect this work should take no longer than 2 hours.  Thank-you for your patience. – CMCEN Admin Team  

  • Wild Apricot Data Migration

    Dear C&E Association Membership, The majority of you may have noticed an email entitled “Your CMCEN Profile on Wild Apricot” that landed in your inbox this past weekend.  Please do not be alarmed, this was in fact a legitimate communication from the CMCEN Development Team on behalf of the Association.  We have recently begun migrating […]

  • Notice: New Membership Application

    Dear C&E Association Members, Please be advised that we are no longer accepting membership registration via Google Forms as we have upgraded our membership management suite! As such, if you plan to spread the word to co-workers/friends/family (which we hope you do!), please bookmark the following link to the new registration form: https://cmcen.wildapricot.org/register OR, as always, […]

  • CST/IST Spec Pay

    *** Sent on behalf of LCol I.R. Marchand *** ** This email has been sent to all affected mil members as well as RCCS Senior Officers and Senior NCOs  – plse re-distribute as required ** Today, I am happy to announce that the CDS order assigning CST and IST sub-occupations to the Specialist 1 Trade […]

  • C&E Week 2017 Schedule

    Download the PDF format of the C&E Branch 2017 Schedule by clicking the link below: CE Week 2017 Schedule (Updated 2017-10-14)  

  • Hill 70 C&E Branch Dedication (22 Aug 2017)

    Left to right WO Chris Schofield , Col Sandy Schwab, Retired Major General Bill Leech, WO Tim Williams

  • Update on retired branch member Pierre (Pete) St Laurent’s health condition

    Retired branch member Pierre St Laurent is on his way to a possible full recovery from the stroke he suffered last month. According to retired warrant officer Bruno Savard who has been in contact with him, he is walking fine and has lost some feeling in his left arm. He hopes and thinks he will be out of rehab by […]

  • Washington Post Article – Autonomous Weapons

    Dear C&E Association Members, Below is a link to a recent Washington Post Article on Autonomous Weapons. “Tesla chief executive Elon Musk has said that artificial intelligence is more of a risk to the world than is North Korea, offering humanity a stark warning about the perilous rise of autonomous machines.” Read More

  • Defense One Article – Estonia’s Lessons Learned from Russian CyberAttack

    Dear C&E Association Members, Below is a link to a Defense One article describing how Estonia has responded to the 2007 Russian cyber attack.  The article provides some interesting insights especially how the general public is now much more aware of cyber incidents and more educated on cyber activities such as phishing. Defense One Article […]

  • Ottawa Citizen Article – Arctic Sovereignty and Canadian Rangers

    Dear C&E Association Members, Below is a link to an Ottawa Citizen article discussing the role of the Canadian Rangers in support of Arctic sovereignty.  The article also compares the Canadian military commitment to the Arctic with those of other northern nations. Ottawa Citizen Article – Arctic Sovereignty and Canadian Rangers

  • CBC News Article – Public Service Pensions Statements and Phoenix Pay System

    Dear C&E Association Members, Below is a link to a CBC news article discussing ongoing issues with the Phoenix Pay System. CBC News Article – PS Pensions Statements and Phoenix

  • VAC Focus Group Participants – Halifax, Winnipeg and Quebec City

    Dear C&E Association Members, Below is an link to an email link from Veterans Affairs Canada looking for participants in focus groups.  The focus groups will be in Halifax, Winnipeg and Quebec City.  They are intended to assess VAC print and online materials about new VAC products and services.  Any veterans or family members who […]

  • Veteran News

    Dear C&E Association Members, Recently the Minister of Veterans Affairs announced planned changes to veterans pensions particularly the pension for life provision(PFL).  Your Association has participated with the Royal Canadian Legion Veterans Consultation Assembly and the National Council of Veterans Association (NCVA) where these issues were addressed. In November last year your Association along with […]

  • Job Opportunity – Retired Lineman, LCIS, ATIS Technicians

    Dear C&E Association Members, The following information was provided through our contact with the Royal Canadian Legion.  Mr. Ken Esau is looking for any retirees from the Lineman, LCIS, or ATIS Technicians trades that may be seeking employment.   Please send your coordinates to Mr. Esau at contact information below.  The position would be immediate […]

  • Dieppe – 19 August 1942

    Dear C&E Association Members, Below is an extract from the Veterans Affairs Canada website providing a general description of the ill-fated Dieppe Raid.  In recognition of the 75th anniversary of the Dieppe Raid VAC arranged for several WWII veterans and three Dieppe veterans to participate in the celebrations taking place 16-20 August in and around […]

  • The Vintage Signals Team Beginning of the Command Post Project

    Please see the  photo attached. This is the Command Post Pod of the Vintage Signals Team. Our project is due to begin. Please look at the prime emptiness and help  by remembering what should be there. This pod will be our legacy. Our aim is to create a working Command Post.  It will visit Schools, […]

  • ROSEN 2017 (Formerly known as ROAD)

    What an incredible evening we had this past Friday, June 2, 2017 at the Vimy Officer’s Mess. We were able to pay our respect on the 10th anniversary of our first casualties in Afghanistan – MCpl Anthony Klumpenhouwer (April 18, 2007) and Cpl Matthew McCully (May 25, 2007) as well as celebrate the 100th birthday […]

  • Passing – Charmaine Theresa Tappin

    TAPPIN, Charmaine Theresa – Passed away peacefully at Kingston General Hospital in her 74th year, on Friday, May 19th, 2017. Predeceased by her parents Garnet and Germaine Andrews, and her Sister Cheryl Froats. Survived by her loving and devoted husband Percy of 52 years, sons Deryk (Ai Ming) and Timothy (Debbie), grandsons Nathan and Nolan, […]

  • Register for "ROSEN" and celebrate WWII Veteran Dave Hart's 100th Birthday

    WWII VETERAN – DAVE HART IS TURNING 100. A Reminder from the Colonel Commandant – BGen (ret’d) Bill Richard : Register for the Retired Officers and Senior NCMs (ROSEN) Annual Dinner (formerly known as ROAD), Friday 2 June and join our very special guest Dave Hart in celebration of his 100th Birthday. Sgt Dave Hart was a radio […]

  • Passing of Honorary Colonel James Peter Graham

    HONORARY COLONEL JAMES PETER GRAHAM   It is with great sadness that 41 Signal Regiment announce the passing of Honorary Colonel James Peter Graham on 30 December 2017 in London, United Kingdom. He was surrounded by his wife Pam, his brother Jeff and his Parents Ron and Jane Graham. He was born 26 September 1967 […]

  • Passing of Robert Lewis (Bob) Gauld

    Feb 18, 1941 – Feb 4, 2018 Bob (Robert) Lewis Gauld, who was born in London, Ontario, on Feb 18, 1941, passed away quietly on Feb 4, 2018 in Nanaimo.  He will be joining his first wife Helen (Borziak) Gauld and eldest son Michael Gauld in heaven. Bob will be greatly missed by his wife […]

  • Passing of MGen (retired) William Richard Oldford

    Richard passed peacefully, in Ottawa, on February 5, 2018, at the age of 80. Beloved husband for 59 years of Mora (nee MacVicar). Beloved father of Avril (Victor Tsang), Anna-Leigh Oldford (Michael Turk), Maureen Oldford, and Michelle (Peter Voyer). Cherished grandfather of Lindsay (Jay), James, Emma, Ivan, Stephanie, Caroline, Patricia, and Mary. Precious brother of […]

  • Passing of Don (Stretch) Walker

    WALKER, Don (Stretch) -July 27, 1939 – January 2, 2018 R.C.Sigs 1956-1976 A.G.T. (Telus) 1976-1994 Don has begun his next journey secure in the love of his family. He is survived by his wife and life partner, Anne (Mooney). Don was the proud dad of Cathy (Al), Paul and Rochelle (Kevin). He was the brother […]


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