COVID-19 ~ Suspension of All Activities Extended to April 30th

March 31, 2020

Due to the continuing COVID-19 outbreak, the suspension of all Branch and Cadet, both Sea Cadet and Navy League Cadet, activities has been extended until the end of April.

Message from The Navy League of Canada National President
Message from Commander National Cadet and Junior Canadian Rangers Support Group

 

COVID-19 & The Manitoba Division
All Activities Suspended until April 3rd

March 13, 2020

The COVID-19 outbreak has required that The Navy League of Canada rework its activities over the upcoming weeks and months. As of March 13, 2020, all Navy League Cadet and Navy League Branch and Division activities have been suspended, per the National President’s message, until at least April 3, 2020. In addition, all Sea Cadet and CIC activities, per the Comd Natl CJCR Sp Gp’s directive, have been suspended until at least April 3, 2020. We will try to keep you up to date on whether these suspensions are to be lifted or extended, through this website and your Branch Presidents.

Message from The Navy League of Canada National President
Message from Commander National Cadet and Junior Canadian Rangers Support Group

 

2019 Manitoba Division Awards Dinner

October 31, 2019  •   • 

The Manitoba Division of The Navy League of Canada held their second annual Awards Dinner at the West Kildonan Legion on Saturday, October 26, 2019. At the dinner awards were handed out to Division members who had reached milestones in their years of service to The Navy League of Canada, including one new Life Membership. In addition to those amazing volunteers, one Distinguished Service Award, three Meritorious Service Awards and two Awards of Appreciation were handed out. Also, for the first time in a while, the Manitoba Division Branch Member of the Year, Manitoba Division CIC Officer of the Year and Manitoba Division Navy League Officer of the Year awards were handed out.

 

Transcona Navy League Cadet Corps

June 11, 2018  • 

We are currently investigating the possibility of forming a Navy League Cadet Corps (ages 9-12) in the Transcona area. Stay tuned here for further details, as they become available. If you have questions or are interested in having your 9-12 year-old join the Navy League Cadet program, please contact us at info@mbnavyleague.ca.

 

2019 Manitoba Cadets of the Year

October 31, 2019  •   •   •   • 

The Manitoba Division of The Navy League of Canada awarded the 2019 Division Royal Canadian Sea Cadet of the Year to CPO1 Bailey Farr and the 2019 Division Navy League Sea Cadet of the Year to CPO2 Spencer Pearce at their respective Annual Ceremonial Reviews in June 2019.

 

Manitoba Division AGM

April 9, 2018  •   • 

The Manitoba Division's Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at the Irish Association facilities in Winnipeg. The Division Council, Corps Commanding Officers and honoured guests, Ms. Brenda Pinto, National Sea Cadet Chair, VP The Navy League of Canada and Maj Erin McKinlay, OIC NE Area RCSU (NW), participated in this annual event to review the year’s activities, discuss upcoming activities and goals, and to elect an Executive for the upcoming year.

 

"I am a Sea Cadet" Video Series

November 30, 2018  •   • 

Northwest Cadets released a series of eight short videos entitled “I am a Sea Cadet”. In five of these videos Manitoba Sea Cadets are featured. Each video is only 1-4 minutes in length, so take a few minutes and see what it takes to be a Sea Cadet.

 

2018 Manitoba Division Awards Dinner

November 17, 2018  •   • 

The Manitoba Division of The Navy League of Canada held their first annual Awards Dinner at the West Kildonan Legion on Saturday, November 17, 2018. At the dinner awards were handed out to Division members who had reached milestones in their years of service to The Navy League of Canada, including five new Life Memberships. In addition to those amazing volunteers, awards were given to the four members of the Sea Cadet Centennial Planning Committee who went above and beyond, contributing their time and skills, to help make the Sea Cadet Centennial Celebration in June an outstanding success.

 

Visit Your Local Sea Cadet Corps

September 1, 2018  •   • 

 

Sea Cadet Centennial Celebration

June 16, 2018  •   • 

On Saturday, June 16, 2018, Manitoba’s Royal Canadian Sea Cadets, in conjunction with the Manitoba Division of The Navy League of Canada, celebrated their 100th year of serving the youth of Canada. This day-long celebration started in the morning with the Freedom of the City Ceremony at Winnipeg City Hall. In the afternoon, Royal Canadian Sea Cadets and Navy League Cadets, from all of Manitoba’s Corps, marched down Broadway to the Manitoba Legislature grounds where they participated in a Centennial Celebration Ceremony. In the evening a reception was held at the Fort Garry Hotel for the dignitaries; while Alumni of the Sea Cadet program met at the Osborne Legion to reminisce. At the same time, the Sea Cadets held a formal Mess Dinner at HMCS Chippawa. See all the pictures from the day's events by clicking on the link.

Past Manitoba Sea Cadet, Officer & Navy League Member Honoured

September 9, 2017  •   • 

Retired Captain (N) William H. Wilson, O.M.M., C.D., who is a past Manitoba sea cadet, officer and Navy League member, was recently honoured for a lifetime of commitment to the Royal Canadian Navy when a plaque in his honour was unveiled at the Naval Museum of Alberta, in Calgary (See the September 9, 2017 Facebook post by Commander Royal Canadian Navy.)