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 >>
BATTLEFIELD TOUR APR 2015 - New information as of 14 Oct 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 Mid Oct 2014. The SITREP, Current itinerary flyer and Kitcheners Wood Information.
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.
The attachments are PDF files so just click on them.
Victoria Symphony @ Bay Street Armoury 25 October 2014
The Victoria symphony orchestra will be playing at the Bay Street Armoury on 25 October 2014, from 8 to 10 PM.
So Join the Victoria Symphony in this special concert of remembrance. This concert features new work by Tobin Stokes telling the story of Piper J.C. Richardson, so this should prove to be quite stirring for our Regimental family.
Some of the proceeds from this event are going to help out with the upcoming Scottish Pilgramage in 2015.
For more information on where to purchase tickets, please follow this link: http://victoriasymphony.ca/
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.