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Annual Ceremonial Review 2017

posted 29 May 2017, 20:15 by Site Maintenance   [ updated 31 May 2017, 13:44 ]

Please join us in celebrating 883's 6th Annual Ceremonial Review on Sunday 04 Jun 2017 @ 1230hrs. The parade will be the final one for this training year and will display some of the excellent work the cadets of 883 have done this year. We invite all parents, family, and friends to attend and show your support for the cadets! 

This year, we are fortunate to have Brigadier-General Woiden, OMM, CD, the Commander National Cadets and Junior Canadian Rangers Support Group, as our Reviewing Officer for the parade. There will be a few presentations and displays a part of the parade as well. Guests can join us after the parade for a small reception and have a look at some static displays put together by the senior cadets of 883. 
Please see attachment and below for more information. 

Date: Sunday 04 Jun 2017
Time: Arrive at 1230hrs for 1300hrs
Location: Markham Village Community Centre Arena (6041 Hwy 7 East, on the South East Corner)
*Please make sure your cell phones are turned off or put on silent upon entering*

Date: Sunday 04 Jun 2017
Time: 0800hrs
Location: Markham Village Community Centre Arena (6041 Hwy 7 East, on the South East Corner)
- Come in appropriate civilian attire with proper footwear for drill (i.e. no flip flops and sandals) 
- Males MUST be clean shaven and hair cut to standard, we will be enforcing this policy in the morning
- Females may have hair in a ponytail but will do their hair to standard after lunch (bring gel and all your hair accessories)
- You are to bring your FULL C1 Uniform on coat hangars, well ironed, and boots well polished with a shine
- Lunch and snacks will be provided - you may bring your own water
- Invite your friends and parents to come see everything the Squadron has done this year!

Kit List
- Wedge
- Tunic & belt
- Light Blue linen shirt and tie
- Pants and belt
- Issued Sock and boots
- lint brush
- Females: Hair gel, pins, hair net
- Polish (minor touch ups)

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact any senior cadet or staff member.

We hope to see everyone there! 

Cadet Day at Canada's Wonderland

posted 26 May 2017, 11:51 by Site Maintenance   [ updated 26 May 2017, 12:04 ]

Cadets attending this event on 27 May 17 are to meet at Canada's Wonderland (in front of the big 'Wonderland' sign) for 0830 hrs. They are to approach OCdt Lo, 2Lt Chak, or Capt Greene to sign in and will then be given their admission and dinner tickets. 

Cadets must have the following:
    - Own transportation to and from the event (0830 hrs - 1930 hrs)
    - Lunch money - lunch is not provided and bringing outside food into the park is prohibited
    - Health Cards
    - Dress according to weather
    - Permission Forms (found below)


posted 21 May 2017, 22:33 by Site Maintenance   [ updated 12 Jun 2017, 08:53 ]

Cadets of 883 Squadron are being given the opportunity to experience flying in a glider on Saturday 17 June 17. If you would like to be a part of this experience, please sign up using the form below. 

  Details are as follows:
- Meet at Randall PS for 0800 hrs, the bus will be back around 1600hr at Randall PS (cadets will call parents on the way back from the airport)
- Cadets MUST bring their health card
- Lunch will be provided; bring your own water and snacks
- Dress: Appropriate civilian attire - dress for the weather!

You will not be permitted to go if you do have the above items. 

June Gliding

Spring FTX 2017

posted 29 Apr 2017, 08:33 by Site Maintenance   [ updated 29 Apr 2017, 08:35 ]

The Spring FTX will be conducted on 05-07 May 17. This event is mandatory for level 1s, 3s, and 4s. Cadets are to meet up at Randall Public School with all their kit and health cards on 05 May 17 by 1700 hrs. Parents are to pick up their cadets at Randall Public School on 07 May 17, buses are expected to return by 1700 hrs. 

Use sign-up using the form below. 

Spring FTX

Spring Tagging 2017

posted 12 Apr 2017, 17:59 by Site Administrator   [ updated 13 Apr 2017, 06:42 ]

It's that time of the year again! It's time to get out there and do some fundraising for your squadron!

All cadets are required to partake in a MINIMUM of 3 shifts. Tagging shifts will be used to assist in summer course nominations, priority lists for extra curricular events such as March Break trips. 

- Dress for tagging is C2
- Meeting Location: 
    Thurs/Fri - Markham Village Community Centre
    Sat/Sun - Randall P.S
- Lunch is provided for those cadets that are tagging on Saturday and Sunday
- Sign-up using the forms below

- For more information on tagging, see the attached PDF file at the bottom of the page

Tagging Thursday

Tagging Friday

Tagging Saturday AM

Tagging Saturday PM

Tagging Sunday AM

Tagging Sunday PM

Effective Speaking Competition

posted 27 Mar 2017, 06:42 by Site Maintenance   [ updated 27 Mar 2017, 06:42 ]

The effective speaking competition this year will be held on Sunday 02 Apr 17 for those who are participating. It will be at the Old Newmarket Town Hall from 0800-1600 hrs. 

If you have any questions, speak to the effective speaking coach, WO2 Godkhindi.

Squadron Photo Night

posted 27 Mar 2017, 06:41 by Site Maintenance

883 will be holding their annual squadron photo night on 05 Apr 17. This is the one day to capture the wonderful squadron's image for the training year! Team photos, Flight photos and a Squadron photo will be taken. Make sure you come dressed in your best and to be a part of this year's photos! Don't forget these will also make it to the year book! 

Cadets may order and purchase the photos with the SSC afterwards. 

March Break Activites

posted 6 Mar 2017, 10:19 by Site Administrator   [ updated 7 Mar 2017, 05:48 ]

The squadron will be planning a few different activities during March Break for you cadets to have some fun and have some quality time as a unit! 
Below are the different activities and the details for each. There is a sign-up for each of these activities and we are limited to the number of cadets we can have participating. Please only sign-up if you are 100% sure you would like to go. 

Monday 13 March 2017 - CFB TRENTON TOUR
- see CFB Trenton Tour for details on this activity and to sign-up

Wednesday 15 March 2017 - BOWLING NIGHT
Activity: Bowling
Time: 1845-2100hrs
Number of Cadets: 45
Need: $$$ for snack (Squadron will only cover lane and shoe rentals) 
Sign-Up below

Thursday 16 March 2017 - MOVIES
Movie: Beauty and the Beast in IMAX 3D
Time: TBD (between 1830-2130hrs)
Number of Cadets: 40
Need: $$$ for snacks (Squadron will only cover the movie ticket) 
Sign- up below


March Break - Bowling

March Break - Movies

CFB Trenton Tour

posted 24 Feb 2017, 10:08 by Site Administrator   [ updated 6 Mar 2017, 10:26 ]


883 will be travelling to CFB Trenton in support of our training program at the LHQ and as an activity for March Break! The day will consist of a tour at the National Air Force Museum of Canada and also include a familiarization flight on a CC-130J Hercules. Lunch will be provided as well.  We will take 50 cadets in total. Please use the form below to sign-up. Sign-ups will close on 08 Mar 2017 or once we hit 50 cadets.

We will be taking an even amount from all proficiency levels. 
Date: Monday 13 March 2017 
Time: Meet at Randall PS at 0830hrs. Will return approx. 1800hrs
Dress: Appropriate Civilian Clothing (883 Sqn Gear preferred)


Parent Information Night

posted 7 Feb 2017, 05:40 by Site Maintenance   [ updated 7 Feb 2017, 05:43 ]

Wondering what the Cadets program is all about? Curious about what activities are available to your cadet? Come out to 883's Parent Information Night on 15 Feb 17 for a brief introduction. 

883 will be having a parent information night for all the parents of the cadets who have joined since November 2016 or later.
Location: Randall Public School
Time: 1845 - 1945 hrs

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