The Kanata Branch #628 Royal Canadian Legion organized a Spaghetti Dinner Saturday 5 November 2016 to help fundraise support for the two signallers (Cpl Marcoux and Cpl Allen) from 2 Signals Squadron who are representing the unit on the C&E Branch Commemorative Battlefield Study Tour at Vimy April 2017. The squadron has been supporting the Kanata Branch on Remembrance Day parades for over 20 years.
Those attending the dinner also included Lt Fleet, Lt MacGillivery, WO Clements, and Sgt Hamdani. Special attendees at the dinner included the guest speaker BGen W.S. Richard (Ret’d) – Colonel Commandant of the C&E Branch, CWO Pascal Dupuis – C&E Branch CWO. The Honorable Karen McCrimmon (MP Kanata), LCol Mark Lilienthal (Ret’d) – former Commanding Officer of 2 Sigs Sqn (1994-96), and Major Samson Young and his wife Jacqueline. However the special guest was veteran of WWII and the Korean War and former Commanding Officer 2 Sigs Sqn (1962-64); Col (retd) Don Pruner.