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
48th Annual Kitcheners' Wood (Saint Julien) Dinner 25 Mar 2017
The Warrant Officers' and Sergeants' Mess of the Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's) is holding their 48th Annual Mess Dinner to celebrate "The battle of Kitcheners' Wood (Saint Julien). You are invited if you are a Senior NCO current or serving in the past, affiliated with the Snr NCO's through the Mess, part of the Regimental Family affliated with the Snr NCO's mess, have attended our Mess functions in the past. Please join us for a night to remember! We look forward to seeing you in the Mess.
This year we are using Event Brite (an excellent and trusted web site) for the sale of all our tickets: so have your credit card ready, and simply click on the below link, you will then be directed how to buy the ticket. We look forward to seeing you in the mess for an excellent evening of comaraderie and fellowship. The RSM has set up an excellent speaker for this years dinner!
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!! New kit and items are being added!
Exercise REGINA TRENCH has now been postponed and we will now conduct the Freedom of the city of Victoria in conjuction with our commemoration of the centenniel of the battle of Vimy Ridge on 8/9 April 2017.
More to follow!
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.