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Bombardier Family Day Event

posted 14 Sep 2018, 07:08 by Site Maintenance   [ updated 14 Sep 2018, 07:08 ]

We are once again offering volunteer opportunities to the cadets of 883! We are looking for a group of cadets to participate in the Bombardier Family Day event. Please sign up below if you are interested!

Event: Bombardier Family Day
Time: 1200-1600 hrs
Loc.: Bombardier Toronto Site - 123 Garratt Blvd, Toronto, M3K 1YS
Dress: TBC

Volunteer hours given!

Bombardier Family Day

Fall Gliding 2018

posted 7 Sep 2018, 12:21 by Site Maintenance   [ updated 14 Sep 2018, 06:47 ]

One of our first events back will be gliding! We will be having two sessions, 15 Sep and 23 Sep. 

Sign up below for the respective days if you are interested! 

Date: Sat 15 Sept 18
Loc.: Meet at Randall PS
Time: Arrive NLT 0745 hrs, cadets will return for 1700 hrs
Dress: Appropriate civilian attire - dress for the weather!

Bring your health card, water, and light snacks!

Date: Sun 23 Sept 18
Loc.: Meet at Randall PS
Time: TBD
Dress: Appropriate civilian attire - dress for the weather!

Bring your health card, water, and light snacks!



Ground School 2018-2019

posted 22 Aug 2018, 16:53 by Site Maintenance   [ updated 14 Sep 2018, 06:54 ]

Any cadet interested in Glider or Power Pilot Scholarship are asked to email for more information on Ground School.

Age: 16 and up
Level: 4 and up

Classes will begin on Tuesday 18 Sept 18!

Trg: Ground School
Loc.; Milliken Mills High School
Time: GPS: 1900-2100 hrs ; PPS: 1900-2130 hrs
Dress: Appropriate civilian attire 

*First week will run from 1900-2100 hrs for all candidates. 
*See schedule attached for details

If you have any questions, please email

More Volunteer Opportunities

posted 13 Jul 2018, 18:32 by Site Maintenance   [ updated 14 Sep 2018, 06:40 ]

We are once again providing more opportunities for you to gain some volunteer hours! Please sign up using the appropriate forms below if you are interested!

Interested in going to CNE? 883 is providing the opportunity again this year at the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) to showcase the Cadet Program! We are looking for volunteers to assist in staffing a Cadet Information Booth at CNE from 17 Aug 18 - 03 Sept 18. 

Cadets will be able to receive community service hours for this event!

Each day is broken down into two shifts as follows:
1) MORNING : 1000-1600 HRS
2) AFTERNOON : 1530-2215 HRS

Dress: C2B (summer dress, no tie)

Transportation to and from the event will be the cadets' own responsibility.

Those that are attending are required to bring the following:
1) Lunch / Supper and water
2) Sunscreen
3) Any required prescription medication
4) Health card

Further details regarding the meeting location will be given closer to the start date of this event.

If you are interested in showcasing the Cadet Program, please sign up using the forms below and select ALL dates and shifts you are available for. 
Note: If you can no longer attend the shift you signed up for, you must let us know at least 72 hours in advance.

Warriors Day Parade @ CNE
Already helping out at CNE? Why not join in at the 97th Warriors Day Parade at the Canadian National Exhibition too? We will be assisting with de-bussing and boarding of the Veterans, ushering VIPs to their seating areas, participating in the parade itself, and assisting the Mess Manager as required.

Details are as follows:

Date: 18 AUG 18
Time: Arrive NLT 0930 hrs, ends at approx. 1400 hrs
Loc.: @ CNE - report to the Cadet/Scout Registration Desk in Gore Park (East of the Princes' Gate, North of Lakeshore Blvd, South of Fort York Armouries)
Dress: C2B (summer dress, no tie)

If you are interested in participating in the parade, sign up using the appropriate form below!
Note: Those that participate in this event will also receive $10 and Meal Tickets!

Tamil Festival 2018
Come out and help grow our squadron at the Tamil Festival this year! We will be helping out at the Recruiting Booth for both 876 and 883 Air. Come out and share your experience with potential recruits!

Date: 25-26 AUG 18

Interested in helping grow our squadrons? Sign up using the appropriate form below!
Note1: Further details will be posted.
Note2: Senior Band Members! Bring your instrument and music.  

CNE Volunteer

97th Warriors Day Parade @ CNE

Tamil Festival 2018

Volunteer Opportunities

posted 24 May 2018, 10:02 by Site Maintenance   [ updated 11 Jul 2018, 14:30 ]

883 is providing the opportunity for the Cadets to gain some volunteer hours and be engaged with the community! We have a couple of events happening that we would like cadets to come and help out! Volunteer hours will be given for each activity. Please sign up using the appropriate forms below!

SAT 02 JUN 18
Trg: Unionville Festival Parade
Loc.: Main Street Unionville
Time: 0930-1100 hrs
Dress: C2B (summer dress)

Note: Band members are to bring their instrument and music

WED 06 JUN 18
Trg: Garbage Pick-Up Day
Loc.: Randall PS
Time: 1830-2000 hrs
Dress: Appropriate civilian attre

Note: SR Band members are not to sign up for this event

SAT 09 JUN 18
Trg: Markham Cenotaph Dedication Ceremony
Loc.: Main Street Markham (MDVA)
Time: 0930-1200 hrs
Dress: C2 (full dress)

Note: SR Band members are not to sign up for this event

FRI 06 JUL 18 - SUN 08 JUL 18
Trg: Markham Rotary Ribfest
Loc.: Downtown Markham, 179 Enterprise Blvd.
Dress: Appropriate civilian attire

Please see the attached poster for more information regarding this volunteer opportunity.

Note: This specific activity will not be done as a unit but you are more than welcome to sign up to volunteer on your own:
 2) EMAIL:

Unionville Festival Parade

Garbage Pick-Up Day

Markham Cenotaph Dedication Service

Annual Ceremonial Review 2018

posted 18 May 2018, 14:44 by Site Maintenance   [ updated 21 May 2018, 21:54 ]

Please join us in celebrating 883 Air Commodore Leonard Birchall Squadron's 7th Annual Ceremonial Review on Saturday 26 May 18 @ 1230hrs. This 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 open our invites to all parents, family, and friends to attend and show your support for the cadets! 

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. 

This year, we will be having Major Saccary, CD, J1 Administration Officer as our Reviewing Officer

Please see attachment and below for more information. 

Date: Saturday 26 May 18
Time: Arrive at 1230hrs for 1300hrs
Location: Markham Village Community Centre Arena (6041 Hwy 7 East, on the South East Corner)
Dress: Business Attire
*Please make sure your cell phones are turned off or put on silent upon entering*

Date: Saturday 26 May 18
Time: 0800-1500 hrs
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 with a hair cut up to standards, we will be enforcing this policy in the morning
- Females may have hair in a ponytail but will do their hair to standards 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 and accomplished 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)
- Band Cadets: Instruments and music

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

We hope to see everyone there! 

May 2018 Newsletter

posted 8 May 2018, 15:45 by Site Maintenance   [ updated 8 May 2018, 15:47 ]

May is going to be a busy month for our unit! There are many things going on including our FTX to our Annual Ceremonial Review. See the attached newsletter for more information!

2018 Squadron Photo Orders

posted 7 May 2018, 16:37 by Site Maintenance   [ updated 7 May 2018, 16:37 ]

883's SSC will start taking photo orders this week, 09 May 18

If you are interested in ordering photos for some great memories, please see the attached form below and bring it to the SSC table on a Wednesday night.
Any questions can be directed to the SSC as well.

Intra-Squadron Sports Competition

posted 7 May 2018, 16:29 by Site Maintenance   [ updated 7 May 2018, 16:29 ]

Come out and participate in another squadron sports competition! This event is opened to all cadets of 883 on 20 May 18 at Father Michael McGivney Catholic Academy.
If you are interested in attending, please use the sign up form below.

Details are as follows:
Date: 20 May 18
Time: 0900-1700 hrs *timings will be confirmed closer to the date
Loc.: Father Michael McGivney Catholic Academy
Dress: Appropriate sports attire - bring your health card and water bottles!

Lunch will be provided.


Spring Gliding Dates

posted 19 Apr 2018, 05:25 by Site Maintenance   [ updated 9 May 2018, 08:08 ]

This is your opportunity to go up in a glider! This event is opened to all cadets and is recommended that you attend at least one gliding session! It is an experience that you would not want to miss. This season, we have 2 Spring Gliding sessions available - 19 May 18 and 27 May 18. Since we can only take 40 per day, cadets will only be selected for one of the dates. We will also be looking at if you have done the minimum amount of tagging shifts this training year. 

Date: 19 May 18 OR 27 May 18
Time: 0800-1700 hrs
Loc.: Parents are to drop off and pick up their cadet at Randall PS.
Dress: Appropriate civilian attire - dress for the weather
Note: Bring light snacks, water, and health card

Sign up using the forms below.

May Gliding - 19 May 18

May Gliding - 27 May 18

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