Atlantic Group is comprised of 9 wings in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland.
The Royal Canadian Air Force Association is democratic, non-sectarian and is not affiliated or connected directly or indirectly with any political party or organization.
The Association shall stand for loyalty to the reigning Sovereign and the principles of democratic and ordered government, for a National and united spirit, and for strong and united comradeship among all who have served in Military or Civil Aviation.
The Association shall be an all-ranks organization insofar as its military and ex-military members are concerned and no member shall be entitled to precedence for any reason other than by virtue of elected standing in the Association.
Wings are the grass roots level of the Royal Canadian Air Force Association. Although the Wings are semi-autonomous and may themselves have individual constitution and by-laws the Association is, in general, a federation of Wings which are controlled by Groups, which in turn are guided by the National Executive Council.
Meetings of the Group are held in January and September at a place and time determined by the Executive, and in May for the Annual General Meeting.
The main Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Group shall be held every second odd year during the month of May, for the purpose of electing, when required, the positions of President, Vice-President, Treasurer, and Secretary, and transacting business of the Group.
Wings may offer the Group Executive Council to host the next Annual Group Convention, the AGM shall be held at the same time and place.
Each Wing within the Group shall be entitled to send accredited delegates to a Group meeting as directed by the Group.
Prairie Group consists of Royal Canadian Air Force Association Wings in Manitoba and Saskatchewan.
Prairie Group Board of Directors:
- Chair: Herb Harrison
- 500 Wing Rep: Stan Blady
- 600 Wing Rep: Bill Peake
NEW! A MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIR OF THE NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Extract: “RCAF Association chartered-Wings, those being the community-based organizations consisting only of RCAF Association members, are now re-opening, as stay-at-home measures are being relaxed to varying degrees across Canada. In response, the National Executive Council encourages RCAF Association members to re-engage with their fellow members and re-start ongoing plans for celebrating the RCAF centenary in April 2024…” The message in it’s entirety is available here.
UPCOMING EVENTS OF NOTE!
- March 21, 2020: 600 Wing AGM. Tony Roma’s, Regina, SK. Cocktails 1800, dinner 1900, AGM to follow. POSTPONED
- May 9, 2020: Prairie Group AGM. Unit 283 Anavets, Winnipeg, MB. POSTPONED
- June 16, 2020: 500 Wing AGM. Unit 283 Anavets, Winnipeg, MB. 1330. POSTPONED
- October 16-18, 2020: National AGM. Courtyard by Marriott Hotel, Hamilton, ON.
500 (City of Winnipeg) Wing – Winnipeg, MB
- 500 Wing meets the third Tuesday of the month at Unit 283 Anavets, 3584 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg at 1330 hours (1:30PM). Meetings temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.
- 500 Wing website
- Contact 500 Wing via email
600 (Regina) Wing – Regina, SK
- 600 Wing meets the third Wednesday of the month at Cabela’s (Board Room), 4901 Gordon Road, Regina at 0930 hours (9:30am). Meetings temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.
- 600 Wing website
- Contact 600 Wing via email
602 (Lynx) Wing – Saskatoon, SK
- Charter temporarily suspended.
700 (Edmonton) Wing
702 Wing Lethbridge
703 (Fred Sutherland) Wing Red Deer
783 (Calgary) Wing
784 (Cold Lake) Wing
Pacific Group is reforming, to rely on a form of regional support, as the Wings opted in favour of direct affiliation with the Ottawa office, and leaders choosing not to nominate anyone to the Group Executive Council in 2019
ONTARIO GROUP RCAF Association News
Wm G. Barker VC honoured at ceremony in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto. This image shows the presentation of a permanent monument dedicated to William G Barker VC, one of Canada’s greatest fighter pilots from The First World War, on 22 September, 2011. Shown representing the AFAC and Ontario Group at this event are: L to R: Lloyd Hunt of 410 Wing (WWII Spitfire Pilot); RVP Gerry Cuffe of 429 Wing; and LCol (Ret.) Earl Sinnett, also of 410 Wing.
THE ONTARIO GROUP RCAF ASSOCIATION HANDBOOK
The Ontario Group RCAF Association Handbook (OGHB) is now available for Ontario Group RCAF Association Wings under the “FORMS and DOCUMENTS” extension of this webpage. Simply bring up the RCAF Association webpage, place your arrow over “ABOUT” – when the list of headings appears under “About”, place your arrow over Ontario Group then scroll over to “Forms and Documents” and click on this heading. The OGHB files will appear. Select any that are required, click on this selection and it will appear on its own page. Click on the file heading to open it. (Posted 5Nov 09)
GROUP EXECUTIVE, ONTARIO GROUP RCAF ASSOCIATION including Regions and Regional Presidents
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