Cadet of the Year 2019

Cadet of the Year(Bilingual)

For Immediate Release

OTTAWA, ON (October 3, 2019) – The Air Cadet League of Canada congratulates Warrant Officer Second Class (WO2) Samantha Keow from 333 Beaverbrook Squadron, in Fredericton, New Brunswick, who has been named the 2019 Royal Canadian Legion Air Cadet of the Year.

WO2 Keow’s excellence in demonstrating strong leadership and citizenship have earned her this title. She is highly motivated, having participated in the International Air Cadet Exchange program this summer and the National Effective Speaking Competition, in which she took first place in 2018. WO2 Keow’s commitment to her community, squadron, and her dedication to ensuring youth are part of building a strong foundation in Canada’s future, is an inspiration.

The Royal Canadian Legion Air Cadet of the Year acts as the youth representative for the annual National Remembrance Day Ceremony on November 11th 2019 held in Ottawa, Ontario. During her time in Ottawa, WO2 Keow will be a member of the Vice-Regal Party which consists of the Governor General of Canada, Prime Minister, and Dominion President of the Royal Canadian Legion among others. WO2 Keow’s role for the National Remembrance Day Ceremonies will be to assist with the laying of the wreaths at the National War Memorial.

The Air Cadet League of Canada is a civilian non-profit community based and volunteer led organization which is dedicated to supporting the objectives of the Royal Canadian Air Cadet program, and to developing in youth the attributes of good citizenship and leadership; promoting physical fitness; and stimulating the interest of youth in the aviation and aerospace industry, including the air element of the Canadian Forces.

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Contact:

Stephanie Platero
T: (613) 722-5891
E: communications@aircadetleague.com

 

Holiday Hours

This Monday, August 5, our national office will be closed. We will be back on Tuesday, August 6, to deal with all of your possible comments, questions and concerns. Enjoy the long weekend and happy holidays!

 

 

Work Opportunity

The Air Cadet League of Canada is hiring! We are looking for someone to join us as a Communications Assistant starting in August. Please see below for all the details.

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Communications Assistant 
Reference No: CA19-003
Position(s): One (1) Permanent Part Time – Communications Assistant
Term:  Starting August 2019 (22.5 hours/week)

Job Summary:

The successful candidate will be one that is highly organized and tech-savvy with a keen attention to detail and will be working with the Communications Officer in coordinating and administering communications, public relations, websites and databases, as well as other administrative duties as required. Flexibility, adaptability, problem-solving, and sound communication skills are key qualities for this position.

NOTE: Please submit a cover letter and CV to aircadetleague.hr@gmail.com outlining your skills, qualifications, and the specific experiences that make you an ideal candidate. Indicate any experience as a cadet if applicable.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and update the national website using WordPress in English and French
  • Write, revise and format various documents and reports in English and French (press releases, letters, brochures, magazine articles, newsletters)
  • Design and update documents containing graphic elements
  • Manage and monitor social medias accounts of the ACLC
  • Participate in meetings on public relations and communications
  • Provide general technical support to members and ACLC staff
  • Daily administrative operations including filing, scanning, mailing
  • Assist with providing logistical and clerical support for our Annual General Meeting and Semi-Annual Meeting
  • Travel within Canada for national events
  • Other duties and projects as required

Qualifications include:

  • Minimum 1-3 years’ experience related to the position
  • Post-secondary education in communications, technology or related field
  • Experience using MSOffice, databases, Adobe Acrobat, WordPress
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal, in English and French
  • Well organized, self-starter, independent, detail oriented, fast learner
  • Excellent customer service abilities, ability to work in a team
  • Ability to adapt to change, to meet deadlines
  • Experience working for a nonprofit organization and/or the cadet program is an asset

Job Location
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Employment Status
Permanent Part-Time

Application Deadline
2019-08-23
(Although an application deadline is provided, the Air Cadet League of Canada could make hiring decisions before this date.)

Classification
$17/hr

About the Air Cadet League of Canada (ACL)
The ACL is the non-profit charitable organization and civilian partner working with the Department of National Defence in the delivery of the cadet program to over 25,000 air cadets between the ages of 12 and 18. The ACL has a national office headquartered in Ottawa, 11 provincial and territorial committees, and over 450 local squadrons and are supported by over 6,000 dedicated volunteers.

How to Apply
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to:
aircadetleague.hr@gmail.com

Only qualified individuals being considered will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls please.

The Air Cadet League of Canada Announces 2019 Foundation of the Air Cadet League Scholarship Recipient

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The Air Cadet League of Canada Announces 2019 Foundation of the Air Cadet League Scholarship Recipient

OTTAWA, ON (July 15, 2019) – The Air Cadet League of Canada (ACL) congratulates Warrant Officer Second Class (WO2) Evan Luttrell who has been awarded the $1,000.00 Foundation of the Air Cadet League Scholarship.

WO2 Luttrell, from 161 C.K. Beveridge Squadron in New Brunswick, has shown great leadership and determination in all aspects of his life. While maintaining an excellent academic record, in his spare time WO2 Luttrell also volunteers at his local gliding site and church. He has completed the Glider Scholarship and is a member of the military band. In lieu of his tremendous efforts, he was awarded the Royal Canadian Legion Cadet Medal of Excellence. WO2 Luttrell plans on attending the Moncton Flight College in the hopes of obtaining his commercial pilot license.

The Air Cadet League of Canada is a civilian non-profit community based and volunteer led organization, which in collaboration with the Department of National Defence and our other partners, is dedicated to supporting the objectives of the Royal Canadian Air Cadet program, and to developing in youth the attributes of good citizenship and leadership; promoting physical fitness; and stimulating the interest of youth in the aviation and aerospace industry, including the air element of the Canadian Forces.

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Contact
Natasha Foley, Assistant Communications Officer
T: (613)722-5891
E: natasha@aircadetleague.com

The Air Cadet League of Canada Announces 2019 Foundation of the Air Cadet League Scholarship Recipient

Press Release PDF

For immediate distribution. 

The Air Cadet League of Canada Announces 2019 Foundation of the Air Cadet League Scholarship Recipient

OTTAWA, ON (July 10, 2019) – The Air Cadet League of Canada (ACL) congratulates Warrant Officer Second Class (WO2) Nicholas Irving who has been awarded the $1,000.00 Foundation of the Air Cadet League Scholarship.

WO2 Irving, from 349 Campbellton Squadron in New Brunswick, has shown great leadership and determination in all aspects of his life. While maintaining an excellent academic record, in his spare time WO2 Irving also volunteers at his local gliding site and is a member of the band, marksmanship and biathlon team. Last summer he was a Drill and Ceremonial Instructor. In lieu of his tremendous efforts, he was awarded the Lord Strathcona medal. WO2 Irving plans on attending the Cégep de Rivière-du-Loup in the hopes of obtaining a certification in the domain of cyber-security.

The Air Cadet League of Canada is a civilian non-profit community based and volunteer led organization, which in collaboration with the Department of National Defence and our other partners, is dedicated to supporting the objectives of the Royal Canadian Air Cadet program, and to developing in youth the attributes of good citizenship and leadership; promoting physical fitness; and stimulating the interest of youth in the aviation and aerospace industry, including the air element of the Canadian Forces.

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Contact
Natasha Foley, Assistant Communications Officer
T: (613)722-5891
E: natasha@aircadetleague.com

The Air Cadet League of Canada Announces 2019 Alex Venables Scholarship Recipient

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The Air Cadet League of Canada Announces 2019 Alex Venables Scholarship Recipient

OTTAWA, ON (July 10, 2019) – The Air Cadet League of Canada (ACL) congratulates Warrant Officer First Class (WO1) Michaela Trevisan who has been awarded the $2,000.00 Alex Venables Scholarship in Engineering.

WO1 Trevisan, from 756 Wild Goose Squadron in Georgetown, Ontario has shown great leadership and determination in all aspects of her life. While maintaining an excellent academic record, in her spare time WO1 Trevisan also volunteers with Habitat for Humanity. She is a Glider graduate and a member of the shooting team. In lieu of her tremendous efforts, she has won the Duke of Edinburgh Award and the Lord Strathcona Medal. WO1 Trevisan plans to attend the University of Waterloo to pursue the Management of Engineering program.

The Air Cadet League of Canada is a civilian non-profit community based and volunteer led organization, which in collaboration with the Department of National Defence and our other partners, is dedicated to supporting the objectives of the Royal Canadian Air Cadet program, and to developing in youth the attributes of good citizenship and leadership; promoting physical fitness; and stimulating the interest of youth in the aviation and aerospace industry, including the air element of the Canadian Forces.

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Contact
Natasha Foley, Assistant Communications Officer
T: (613)722-5891
E: natasha@aircadetleague.com

The Air Cadet League of Canada Announces 2019 Jazz Aviation Pathway Award for Professionalism Recipient

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The Air Cadet League of Canada Announces 2019 Jazz Aviation Pathway Award for Professionalism Recipient

OTTAWA, ON (July 10, 2019) – The Air Cadet League of Canada (ACL) congratulates Warrant Officer First Class (WO1) Christopher Redfearn who has been awarded the $3,000.00 Jazz Aviation Pathway Award for Professionalism.

WO1 Redfearn, from 3 Striker Squadron in Strathroy, Ontario, harbours a special love of flying. While maintaining a great academic record, Redfearn also volunteers at his gliding site and was a Glider Pilot Instructor during the summer of 2018. He has completed the Glider and Power scholarships, and has won the Royal Canadian Legion Cadet Medal of Excellence and the Lord Strathcona medal. Redfearn plans to attend Conestoga College in the hopes of pursuing an Aviation-General Arts and Science program.

The Air Cadet League of Canada is a civilian non-profit community based and volunteer led organization, which in collaboration with the Department of National Defence and our other partners, is dedicated to supporting the objectives of the Royal Canadian Air Cadet program, and to developing in youth the attributes of good citizenship and leadership; promoting physical fitness; and stimulating the interest of youth in the aviation and aerospace industry, including the air element of the Canadian Forces.

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Contact
Natasha Foley, Assistant Communications Officer
T: (613) 722-5891
E: natasha@aircadetleague.com

The Air Cadet League of Canada Announces 2019 Dale Scholarship Recipient

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The Air Cadet League of Canada Announces 2019 Dale Scholarship Recipient

OTTAWA, ON (July 10, 2019) – The Air Cadet League of Canada (ACL) congratulates Warrant Officer Second Class (WO2) Anne-Florence Lambert who has been awarded the $5,000.00 Robert Gordon Dale and Mrs. Mary Dale Scholarship.

WO2 Lambert, from 742 National Capital Squadron in Ottawa, Ontario, is an exceptionally dedicated and motivated cadet who strives for excellence in everything she does. Her confidence as a leader make her a role model and mentor to younger cadets. WO2 Lambert will be pursuing a degree in biomedical science at the University of Ottawa, in hopes of becoming a military dentist.

The Air Cadet League of Canada is a civilian non-profit community based and volunteer led organization, which in collaboration with the Department of National Defence and our other partners, is dedicated to supporting the objectives of the Royal Canadian Air Cadet program, and to developing in youth the attributes of good citizenship and leadership; promoting physical fitness; and stimulating the interest of youth in the aviation and aerospace industry, including the air element of the Canadian Forces.

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Contact
Natasha Foley, Assistant Communications Officer
T: (613) 722-5891
E: natasha@aircadetleague.com