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104 Year Old Medic

104 Year Old Medic

In February of 2020 RCMS CWO CPO1 Lucie Alain asked if RCMSA would donate an RCMSA Commemorative Coin that she could present to a 104 year Canadian Medic Cpl (Ret’d) John Pauls during her visit to Winnipeg later in the month. On behalf of the Association CPO1 Alain was given a Commemorative Coin and the following documents that could be presented to John Pauls: Certificate of Honourary Life Member of the Royal Canadian Medical...

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Due to COVID 19 events nomally held in October to celebrated the Feast Day of the RCMS Patron Saint, Saint Luke, have been cancelled for 2020.

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Field Medicine / Médecine de campagne

Field Medicine / Médecine de campagne

LE TEXTE EN FRANÇAIS SUITE   MEDICAL SPECIALIST GROWTH IN THE FIELD By Haifa Al-Aryan, Canadian Forces Health Services Group The Canadian Forces Health Services Group (CFHSG) is continuously making strides to optimize and modernize their ability to support Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) operations. A significant change under the CFHSG Modernization Initiative is to increase the number and type of medical specialists who provide...

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CANEX has started to put items for the kit shop online. Currently it is very modest but they will add items as they become available. Click here to view / CANEX a commencé à mettre en ligne des articles pour le magasin de matériel. Pour l’instant, c’est très modeste, mais ils ajouteront des articles au fur et a mesure qu’ils seront disponibles. Cliquez ici pour voir  

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Applications are now being accepted for the Royal Canadian Medical Service Association Educational Bursary.  The award for the 2020/21 academic year will be three awards of $1,000. The deadline for applications is Friday 17 July 2020 at midnight Eastern Daylight-Saving Time.  Click here for bursary details and application form.   Les demandes sont maintenant acceptées pour la bourse d’éducation de l’Association du Service de santé...

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Book Review

Book Review

You may remember Alex Barris. He was a journalist (had the Barris Beat column for the Toronto Star) and he was a panel participant in the old TV series Front Page Challenge, as well as being an actor. Well, his son Ted Barris is also a journalist & has written a new book, recently on the market, called Rush To Danger. His father was a US Medic during WW2 and was at the Battle of the Bulge among other things. Ted’s book honours...

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