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!! New kit and items are being added!
New Canadian Scottish Items Launched On the Kitshop!!
Check out the Canadian Scottish Kitshop site at the Canex, there are new Regimental Coins, Cap Badges, Blazer Crests for Officers and Senior NCO's available to purchase online or at the Canex at CFB Esquimalt. Click below.
Afghan Memorial - Unveiling and Dedication Ceremony 30 September 2017
All Canadian Forces Afghan Veterans, and Canadians having served in Afghanistan as well as the community are invited to attend an official unveiling and dedication ceremony that will be held during the afternoon on Saturday 30 September 2017.
Preliminaries will begin at 1:00 pm, the military parade arrives at 1:45 and the formal ceremony will begin at 2:00 with the arrival of Her Honour, The Honourable Judith Guichon, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia.
For more information, please view the following pages:
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.