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RMC celebrates inductees into the Athletics Wall of Distinction

The department of athletics at the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) celebrated the most recent inductees into the Athletics Wall of Distinction (AWOD) with a virtual ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. The event streamed on the RMC Paladins Facebook and YouTube pages. The in-person ceremony was cancelled last

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Local rowing coach earns Long Service Award

Paladins rowing coach Stephen Lutz earned a Long Service Award for his 25 years of dedication to the sport, as Rowing Canada (RCA) unveiled its 2020 Excellence Award winners throughout January. The RCA Awards recognize the outstanding achievements and contributions of the Canadian rowing community, according to a release from

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RMC announces Academic All-Star status for 49 student athletes

Excellence in sport and excellence in academics are both tremendous achievements for post-secondary school students, but those students who achieve both receive a special status. Each year, varsity athletes who achieve a grade point average (GPA) of 80 per cent or higher during the previous academic year who also play

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RMC Rugby surpasses Movember goal within one day

At the Royal Military College of Canada, the Paladins men’s rugby team finished sixth in the country among university sports teams in Movember fundraising, collecting over $7,000. Originally, RMC rugby was hoping to raise $1,000—a goal they surpassed within 24 hours of launching their campaign, according to a release from

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Virtual Remembrance Day ceremonies for Kingston and area

On November 11 each year, people across the country and around the world honour those who have served in the armed forces in a variety of ways. In the Kingston area, thousands would usually come together at a number of different events, remembering those who lost their lives while serving

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Update – Resolved: KHSC investigating possible cyber-security incident

Update (Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020): According to Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), the interruption to online access at the institution’s sites is now resolved. On Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, KHSC provided an update on the cyber attack situation that began the day before. “Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has completed

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RMC sending students home for remainder of term

The Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) will be sending cadets home for the remainder of the term on Thanksgiving weekend due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The first-year students had been brought to campus in order to undergo some of the basic training necessary to begin their studies and training

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Local coach honoured at Ontario Coaching Excellence Awards

Patricia Howes, head coach of the Kingston’s Royal Military College (RMC) fencing teams, was awarded a top provincial coaching honour from the Coaches Association of Ontario (CAO) at the 2020 Ontario Coaching Excellence Awards over the weekend. “I coach because I love working with people and seeing them grow, learn

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Three local students named captain of RMC Paladins varsity teams

Three Kingstonians have been named captains of their respective varsity teams for the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) Paladins during the 2020-21 school year. Dylan Hoare, Jenna Kane, and Chris Paquette will captain teams in soccer, fencing and hockey respectively. Dylan Hoare – Soccer In men’s soccer, former Holy

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Ransomware expert suggests suspect in RMC cyber attack

Network services are still down at the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) in Kingston, following a cyber attack on Friday, July 3. While classes will proceed as scheduled using a contingency setup, the academic network that normally handles administration, email, student communications and research remains offline. “To prevent damage

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Cadets kick off RMC school year successfully despite obstacles

It may be entirely different than most starts to the school year, but the cadets at the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) here in Kingston are persevering, getting the year off to a successful start. Not only is RMC dealing with the current COVID-19 pandemic like schools around the

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Motives unclear as cyber attack shuts down RMC network

Kingston’s Royal Military College is one of four military training schools in Canada targeted in a mysterious cyber attack. Discovered on the morning of Friday, Jul. 3, 2020, the attack has temporarily disabled the University’s online network. “It looks like all their core systems got hit,” said David Skillicorn, a

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