Posts Tagged "Military Education Center"

Welcome to the Canadian Military Education Centre (CMEC) Museum

Posted by on Jul 1, 2012

Welcome to the Canadian Military Education Centre (CMEC) Museum

The CMEC is an interactive, living history museum that purposefully educates Canadian students, teachers and the public about Canadian military history.

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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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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 of them "adopting" the...

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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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Educating Canadians about Our History

Posted by on Jun 25, 2012

Educating Canadians about Our History

Bringing the history of the Canadian Military to life so that the citizens of Canada never forget the sacrifices made by the generations that came before them.

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