The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's)
The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's) is a distinguished infantry regiment dating its roots back to the early 1900's. The regiment bears 42 battle honours, some close to a century old. The unit is proud of its heritage and traditions and of its four members who have received the Victoria Cross (VC), the highest military decoration for bravery and courage. The Regiment is located in Victoria, Nanaimo, and Courtenay, British Columbia. The regimental headquarters being at the Bay Street Armoury in Victoria. The Armoury is a National Historic Site that was officially completed on 30 November 1915. The Regiment is part of the 39 Canadian Brigade Group. One of four infantry regiments in B.C., the Canadian Scottish is the largest regiment in Western Canada and it continues to evolve operationally.
The infantry is the backbone of the army and it leads the way. As a light infantry regiment, the unit relies on its dismounted skills to be successful. On exercises the Regiment conducts raids, reconnaissance patrols, ambushes, amphibious assaults and airmobile operations. The soldiers must be flexible, versatile and fit to meet the demands and complexities of the modern battlefield. Read More >>
Regimental Family Picnic - Sat 20 Sep 2014
Hosted in part by three Regimental family entities (The Regimental Association, The Women's Auxillary and the Old Guard). Location is at the Vancouver Island Ranger station on 3498 Luxton Road, Victoria, BC.
11am until 3pm. This is a free event, for any serving or former members, their families, association members and families, Cadets and Supporters of the unit!Come on out and have some fun!!
Were looking for more volunteers to help out as well - just a few hours of your time at the event.
For more information: Go the the button bar up top and click on Communications/Upcoming events and calendar.
BATTLEFIELD TOUR APR 2015 - New information as of 1 July 2014
As you know The Canadian Scottish Regiment is planning to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Kitchener's Wood in April 2015.
Please see some recent updates as of Late June 2014. The SITREP and Current itinerary flyer.
Go to button bar on top titled Communications, click there and you will find Upcoming Events and Calendar; there you will find the updates and photos of the site.
Ceilidh at the Bard
27 September 2014 at "The Bard and Banker Pub" 1022 Government Street, Victoria BC.Come one, Come All....The Canadian Scottish Regimental Association Pipes and Drums is hosting a fundraising event at the Bard and Banker Pub. In support of the Scottish Pilgrimage commemorating the 100th Anniversay of the Battle of Kitchener's Wood in 2015. It will be a fun filled musical evening with entertainment by the Canadian Scottish Regimental Association Pipes and Drums, the celtic band CookEilidh, the Regimental Pipes and Drums and other local musicians, door prizes and a raffe.
For more information click on Communications/Upcoming Events and Calendar or contact:
Patrick Bulmer 250-472-0875/250-514-1333 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or
Ron Cullen 250-592-4123/250-514-1333 Email: email@example.com
PIPES & DRUMS
The Canadian Scottish Regiment is currently recruiting for both non- commissioned (troops) and commissioned (officers) members. To join as an officer you must have a university degree or be enroled in and be attending a degree program at an accredited university.
Located in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, the Canadian Scottish Regiment Pipes and Drums is an authorized band of the Canadian Forces with a long and distinguished military history dating back to before the First World War.