“Providing a supportive network for women in the Canadian Military Community through music.”
The Canadian Military Wives Choirs began in the fall of 2013 with the first choir setting up in Ottawa. Since then, choirs have set up in Comox (BC), Edmonton (AB), and Petawawa (ON). Greenwood (NS) and Shearwater (NS) will be starting up this fall and people are working hard to get choirs started in North Bay (ON) and Trenton (ON). Following in the footsteps of the UK Military Wives Choir phenomenon, the Canadian MWCs are three-part women's choirs and all members are closely associated with the military, either by marriage or by occupation. We come together weekly to sing, make new friends, and have fun. No musical experience is necessary. The choirs are all about support — both vocal and personal. In that kind of environment, it's amazing how much we can accomplish and how good we can sound!