Memorial Scholarship for Orphans established in memory of CMAT volunteer James Caddell

Mr. James Caddell 1973 – 2005 In collaboration with the wishes of James’s wife Tara Newell and his family, a special fund has been set up in memory of James love for underprivileged children and education. It is called the James Caddell Memorial Scholarship for Orphans. Funds collected for this purpose will be used to […]

James Caddell: 1973-2005

James Lawrence Caddell, selfless CMAT volunteer, died on October 16, 2005 in Tupiza, a small town in Bolivia. James was only 32 and died of pulmonary edema caused by altitude sickness. The memorial service will be held in Ottawa on November 5, 2005. He and his wife Tara Newell had been travelling in Bolivia as […]

James Caddell, Soldier and Adventurer (1973-2005)

Former Canadian Forces peacekeeper with a taste for adventure who did a tour of duty in Bosnia and performed tsunami-relief work in India was overcome by altitude sickness in Bolivia, writes Sandra Martin. Globe and Mail By Sandra Martin, Saturday,  October 22, 2005, Page S9 A year ago last September, James Caddell and his wife, Tara Newell, left their government […]

CMAT learns of the tragic passing of tsunami volunteer

CADDELL, James Lawrence B.A. (McGill), M.A. (Royal Military College) (March 16, 1973-October 16, 2005). Tragically, in Tupiza, Bolivia. Beloved husband of Tara NEWELL of London. Son in law to Brian and Cheryl Newell of London, and Kay Newell of Creemore, who loved him as their own. Born in Montreal, the son of Andrew Caddell (Elaine Feldman) and Norma Lewis (Tom Cummins).  James was raised near Ormstown, Quebec and […]

Emergency Tsunami relief projects for orphanages in Tamil Nadu, India and medical team missions to Sri Lanka and Indonesia

March 11, 2005: CMAT provided an update today on its emergency Tsunami relief projects for orphanages in Tamil Nadu, India, and medical team missions to Sri Lanka and Indonesia. Kanniyakumari, Tamil Nadu, India: Needs assessments were completed by CMAT Volunteers Tara Newell and James Caddell, two Canadians working with nine non-government funded orphanages in Kanniyakumari […]

CMAT to meet emergency needs of 1,210 children in nine orphanages in Tamil Nadu, India

February 17, 2005: Two Canadian CMAT volunteers, James Caddell and Tara Newell, have completed a needs assessment in the Tsunami devastated Kanniyakumari district in Tamil Nadu, India. As a result, CMAT will be supporting the emergency needs of 1,210 orphans and Tsunami affected children living in nine non-government funded orphanages in this district. These orphanages […]

CMAT to assist eight Tsunami affected orphanages in Tamil Nadu, India

February 9, 2005: CMAT team members recently returned from Banda Aceh, Indonesia after coordinating several post Tsunami relief projects in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. One of the main projects is to work with partner MER-C Indonesia to provide health services to the people of Banda Aceh for the next six months.

Punzo’s Restaurant raises over $4,000 USD for Tsunami Relief

  February 3, 2005: Richmond Hill, Ontario restaurant, Punzo’s, raised over $4,000 USD at a fundraising dinner and silent auction this evening. 100% of the funds will go towards capital projects at nine Tsunami affected orphanages in Tamil Nadu, India. CMAT is grateful for their support.