Vimy Ridge, Maple Bunker, & More!

April was a busy month for the 72nd, with cadets participating in a number of activities from ceremonial duties to a field training exercise (FTX) to highland dancing – all with several promotions received as well! Congrats to WO Lao for his promotion to MWO, and to MWO Dimalanta for his promotion from MWO to…

February was Chile

February was Chile for 72nd Seaforth cadet Johnathan Dimalanta. From Feb 6 to 25 he and 17 of Canada’s top cadets participated in a remarkable Cadets Canada International Expedition that started in Punta Arenas and worked its way through some of the world’s most beautiful terrain in the Torres Del Paine national park. Reflecting on…

March Break Marksmanship

What better way to spend part of March break than by polishing up one’s marksmanship skills? 72nd Seaforth cadets will have the opportunity to spend at least two evenings this month learning how to use the air rifle, practising existing skills, and providing coaching and expertise to others. Under the watchful eye of our experienced…

Always Have a “Plan B”

It’s always good to have a Plan B for when obstacles get in the way of one’s goals, and this past weekend was solid proof of that! We had planned a Field Training Exercise (FTX) to Chilliwack but, as snow began to fall on the Friday of our planned departure date, and kept on falling…

New Armoury a Thrill for Cadets

For some Cadets, rappelling at the newly renovated Seaforth Armoury will be the most memorable event of this month – maybe even the year! First opened in 1936, the historic Burrard Street building re-opened in September following extensive seismic upgrades and various modernizations designed to allow the century-old Regiment to continue serving the community and…

Minister of Defence at Remembrance Day 2016

Many thanks to Canada’s Minister Defence, Harjit Sajjan, PC OMM CD MP, for making a special visit with our cadets prior to the Remembrance Day event at Memorial Park last week. A strong advocate for the cadet program, Minister Sajjan delivered remarks on the theme of “courage”, observing that great acts of bravery take place…

Poppy Tagging – November 5 & 6, 2016

Hello All, If you have not signed up for Poppy Tagging for the legions on November 5 and 6, 2016, please see Mr. Leong on this upcoming training night. If you have signed up, details are: Saturday, November 5, 2016: 1000-1600 – meet at Pacific Centre Mall, TD Tower, 700 West Georgia Street, Suite 2905,…

Welcome Back – First training night – 06 Sept 16

The first day of cadets will be next Tuesday, September 6, 2016 (6:30pm – 9:00pm) at Bessborough Armoury (2025 W. 11th Ave).  The dress will be civilian clothing and we will be doing uniform fittings. Have a great long weekend and we hope to see everyone next Tuesday.   Regards Captain Sherry Seganfreddo Commanding Officer 72nd…

72nd Seaforth Cadets Open House

FUN * FRIENDS * CHALLENGING * REWARDING * FREE TO JOIN The Army Cadet Program is open for all youth ages 12 to 18 years of age and are seeking a fun and rewarding experience!  The aim of the program is to develop in youth the attributes of good citizenship and leadership; promote fitness; and…