Posts made in June, 2012

What is the CMEC?

Posted by on Jun 30, 2012

What is the CMEC?

The Canadian Military Education Centre (CMEC) museum features displays that allow people to touch, feel and experience Canada’s military history through hands-on interactive displays. The CMEC houses one of Canada’s largest collections of restored military vehicles and equipment. CMEC’s ultimate goal is to have all Canadian citizens, especially our youth, deeply understand the sacrifices made by our Canadian soldiers and peacekeepers and to never forget.

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Keep up with the latest CMEC news and events

Posted by on Jun 29, 2012

Keep up with the latest CMEC news and events

Download our shared calendar now to receive notifications about upcoming events the CMEC will be participating in. Click on ‘Current Events’ from the Home Page or follow the link below: http://cmedcentre.org/index.php/current-events/

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Halftrack

Posted by on Jun 25, 2012

Halftrack

Armoured personnel carrier in forward areas but with modification can be used as command vehicle, ambulance, ammunition carrier, or GS load carrier.

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The Al and Elsie Antonson Military Library

Posted by on Jun 25, 2012

The Al and Elsie Antonson Military Library

Al and Elsie Antonson met in Vancouver at the end of the Second World War, marrying soon after and raising their family in Burnaby, and then living in the Fraser Valley for many years after retirement.  Al’s collection of well-thumbed books on the war grew into a small home library which, with Elsie’s encouragement, was donated to CMEC in 2009. Those 250 books formed the cornerstone of the growing and fascinating shelves of books on Canada and war time engagements.  CMEC’s Dan Jahn, who had originated the library’s collection, approached the family with the concept...

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One of the Largest Military Vehicle Collections in Canada

Posted by on Jun 25, 2012

One of the Largest Military Vehicle Collections in Canada

The CMEC museum has one of the largest collections of Military Vehicles in Canada. We are looking for corporate sponsors to help keep our vehicles up and running. Contact us at sponsors@cmedcentre.ca if you, or your company would like get involved.

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