30 Aug 22: Photographs from the recent Duke of Edinburgh expedition have been uploaded to the corps photo album.
18 Jul 22: The cadet dress regulations are being revised. see the interim amendment in CANCDTGEN 011/22.
5 Jul 22: All cadets are reminded that they need to log into and activate their Cadet365 account. Passwords were sent in March and early April. Cadets also need to regularly monitor their email for camp information and other urgent communication.
12 Jun 22: NEW: Pictures from Decoration Day have been uploaded to the corps photo album, accessible from the Corps Operations page. Our thanks to the cadets who came out in support of this activity. This can be claimed as community service hours for cadets who wish to do so.
8 Jun 22: NEW: Pictures from the Change of Command have been uploaded to the corps photo album, accessible from the Corps Operations page.
3 Jun 22: Pictures from the Annual Ceremonial Review have been uploaded to the corps photo album, accessible from the Corps Operations page.
8 Jun 22: NEW: All cadets are encouraged to visit the RED (Remember Everyone Deployed) Friday Event, 10 Jun 22 at Branch 551 Waterdown, Royal Canadian Legion.
18 May 22: Cadets are reminded to check here or check with their section commander to find out what the Uniform of the Day will be for the next activity. Descriptions of the orders of dress can be found on the Training Resources page. Cadets who show up wearing the wrong uniform can expect to be sent home to change.
18 May 22: After accessing your Cadet365 account, you are required to complete the Cyber Awareness Course (user identification and password required).
8 May 22: All cadets have received instructions on how to access their Cadet365 account. If you have not yet logged in and changed your initial password, do so immediately.
5 May 22: NEW: The United Council of Veterans is holding a teleconference on Mon 09 May 22 from 1900 to 2000 hrs, to explain the Decoration Day Cadet Project, an opportunity to earn volunteer hours. Email the Admin O to get the link for the call.
25 Apr 22: The April Routine Orders have been published on the Corps Operations page. All cadets are responsible for reading and following these orders.
8 Apr 22: The Directorate of Cadets has provided direction on vaccination requirements for summer training. See CANCDTGEN 005/22.
24 Mar 22: A new set of Routine Orders has been posted to the Corps Operations page. Publication of these documents was paused due to the necessity of virtual training, but has now resumed. Routine Orders are normally published at roughly monthly intervals, and all cadets are expected to read these and be aware of their contents.
19 Mar 22: 62 RHLI will conduct a fund-raising run/walk on 9 Apr 22. Cadets are encouraged to register to participate by going to the Vimy Run for Riley Cadets website, and clicking on "Register". You should also encourage friends and family to support this activity by clicking on "Donate to participant."
23 Mar 22: NEW: This Saturday and Sunday, cadets will participate in community service, assisting with the Around the Bay road race. Cadets are to be at the armoury, in appropriate civilian clothing, NLT 0830 on Saturday, and 0730 on Sunday. This is your chance to earn community service hours.
13 Mar 22: Photographs of the medal recipients from the marksmanship day have been posted in the corps photo album, linked from the Corps Operations page.
4 Mar 22: NEW: We will conduct in-person marksmanship training this coming Saturday, 5 Mar 22, commencing 0800 hrs at John Foote Armoury. Masking, distancing, vaccine mandate still in effect. Lunch will be provided. Screen yourself before arrival.
2 Mar 22: NEW: We anticipate that next Tuesday's training (8 Mar 22) will be in person. We do not yet know the location. Check your email regularly, and keep in touch with your chain of command (Section Commander, Platoon Warrant).
18 Feb 22: Check your email! Summer training information is out.
9 Feb 22: See your email for details of the The Canadian Forces Newspapers Youth Reporter Competition.
31 Jan 22: NEW: We regret that the Cold Weather FTX originally scheduled for Sat 5 Feb 22 has been postponed, as COVID-19 numbers, although declining, are still high, and RCSU has not authorized a return to in-person activities.
20 Jan 22: Our affiliated unit, the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, publishes a quarterly newsletter, the Riley. The Winter 2021 issue has just been published, and includes articles on the regiment's activities as well as those of its affiliated cadet units.
11 Jan 22: Cadets interested in learning military drumming: We are commencing training in MS Teams, Wednesday 12 Jan 22, 1900hrs,
18 Dec 21: Photographs have been added to the corps album from the biathlon competition held on 21 Nov 21. Follow the link on the Corps Operations page.
5 Dec 21: NEW: Rising COVID-19 numbers have required a transition back to virtual training. Cadets who have received C5 order of dress (training uniform) should wear it. Cadets who have not received their uniforms should wear appropriate civilian attire. If you do not know how to access the groups on Microsoft Teams, consult the senior cadets.
28 Nov 21: Photos from the Hoochie Hike have been posted on the corps photo album, See "Corps Operations."
12 Nov 21: NEW: If you would like to watch this year's Hamilton Remembrance Day ceremony, it's available on line.
9 Nov 21: NEW: Unit will hold a Marksmanship and Drill day this coming Saturday, 13 Nov 21, 0800-1630 (8am to 4:30 pm), RHLI Vets Association. Dress: appropriate, comfortable civilian attire. Bring your Health Card, and Proof of Vaccination.
18 Oct 21: NEW: The Hamilton Tiger Cats have offered the RHLI Family a special and deep discount on Military Appreciation Day, Saturday Oct 23rd . SILVER LEVEL TICKETS FOR $35.00 !!!
CLICK HERE for the poster and full details, then go and enjoy the game!.
8 Oct 21: We are now authorized to conduct in-person activities. However, our next training night, Tue 12 Oct 21, will remain virtual as scheduled. We are not yet permitted to use John Foote Armoury. As stated in LCol O'Leary's letter of 20 Sep 21, we are obliged to comply with the requirements of any facilities we use. Most of these are likely to require that anyone entering the facility be fully vaccinated.
12 Oct 21: NEW: In-person training opportunity. Southwest Ontario Area is conducting an Orienteering Skills Clinic this coming Saturday, 16 Oct 21. If interested, get your request in quickly.
11 Oct 21: We've reactivated our photo album, and posted some more recent pictures of corps activities. Check it out.
6 Oct 21: Cadets are reminded that they are expected to have their camera switched on at all times during virtual training. If you are unable to use your camera for technical reasons, notify your instructor at the start of the class.
26 Sep 21: RCSU(C) has announced opportunities for virtual music training. See Warning Order.If interested, respond by email to Admin O
10 Sep 21: Cadets are reminded:
- Send an email to the corps account (62Army at cadets.gc.ca) to confirm that we have your current email address.
- Watch for and respond promptly to the "Cadet Annual Validation" sent to either your email or your parents'.
26 Sep 21: Cadets are reminded that they are required to have their camera switched on throughout virtual training. Cadets with their cameras off will be marked absent.
2 Sep 21: We are pleased to announce that the former RSM of 62, Cdt CWO Maitland Serr, was sworn in today, and is now Private (Recruit) Serr. Congratulations!
18 Aug 21: The in-person Cadet Activity Program which was scheduled for 23-27 Aug 21 has been cancelled due to rising COVID-19 numbers.
13 Aug 21: The Silver and Gold expedition day which was scheduled for 14 Aug 21 has been cancelled due to rising COVID-19 numbers.
29 Jun 21: Silver and Gold Star training opportunity in August.
13 May 21: RCSU(C) has announced plans for summer Cadet Activity Program (CAP). See memorandum for details, and get your applications in.
4 May 21: See memorandum for information about Cadet Summer Co-op program. Applications are still being accepted for summer training.
28 Apr 21: The PowerPoint file from last night, EO M121.02 – Transport Personal Equipment.pptx has been uploaded to the RHLI - General area in Teams, under "Green Star Lessons".
26 Apr 21: Note that, since tomorrow includes a CO's Parade, dress is C1A - Ceremonial if you have it; otherwise C3B - Short Sleeve; otherwise appropriate civilian attire. If you're unfamiliar with the cadet orders of dress, they're on the website's Training Resources page, here.
19 Apr 21:
- Keep adding kms to our Team Effort in the "Hike To Halifax".
- Send Capt Scrimgeour your pics from "Cruise Into Spring" Other Corps are posting images; we don't want to be left out.
- All cadets are reminded to be exemplary responsible citizens and follow the provincial public health protection measures.
- We get some of the best members joining 62 RHLI as the result of current members talking to their friends. Get a friend to join 62 RHLI.
19 Apr 21: Information regarding summer training opportunities has been posted on the web. All cadets should review this and decide what trainings will be of interest to them.
9 Apr 21: His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Colonel-in-Chief of the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, passed away this morning at the age of 99.
7 Apr 21: Latest information on cadet virtual summer training.
5 Apr 21: It's not too late to join our "Historic Hike to Halifax" fitness activity. Check it out.
2 Apr 21: Joining Instructions for the Spring Break Cadet Activity Program have been sent to all cadets via email. If you have not received them, contact the Administration Officer. All cadets are encouraged to participate.
29 Mar 21: DCdts/JCR have announced important changes to summer training for this year. See the following:
26 Mar 21:"Hike To Halifax", April fitness activity. Look under the "Corps Operations" tab.