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 >>
UPCOMING EVENTS AND NEWS
The Kitshop 2.0 is has been launched!!
This is a new chapter for our Kitshop. We are back online in partnership with the Canex.
You can now physically purchase the items at the Canex Store at CFB Esquimalt or simply order online. Click on the above link or our kit shop links littered about the site to go straight to our sub site at the Canex!! This is all effective as of 20 Apr 2016.
Exercise REGINA TRENCH will take place 22 to 23 Oct 2016 in Victoria.
This event will be a commemoration of Piper Richardson's winning of the VC at the Battle of the Somme. There will be a Freedom of the City parade with public events for the Regimental family at large.....stay tuned, more to follow!
Military Tug of War Competition at the Glengarry Highland Games in Maxville Ontario
The Canadian Scottish Regiment will be sending a team to the Highlands Tug of War in Maxville Ontario 29/30 July 2016. We are busy picking a team at this point. This should prove to be a blast for all participants. So if you find yourself near Maxville On. and want to cheer on our team please come by and say hi. For more information click this link:
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.