33 Signal Regiment

Unit Identifiation

33 Signal Regiment crest

 

Location

Major EJG Holland VC Armoury
2100 Walkley Road
Ottawa, ON  K1G 3V3

Army Reserve

Graphic: Joanna Gajdicar

Join Our Team

Looking for full-time or part-time work? We are hiring and provide excellent career opportunities. Please do not hesitate to call or email our recruiter who will be pleased to answer any questions you may have and provide direction on how to apply to our Regiment.

Our Team Recruiter

Name: Sergeant Scheidl
Phone: 613-945-6638
Email: 33SigRegt.Recruiting@forces.gc.ca

Or contact

Phone: 1-800-856-8488
Find a recruiting centre near you.

When We Train

September to May/June:

  • Friday evenings
  • 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • one weekend per month.

Full-time summer employment is available from May to August.

Who We Are

33 Signal Regiment is a reserve communications unit that is part of 33 Canadian Brigade Group (33 CBG). Our members are trained in the operation of military communication and electronic equipment such as radios and mobile satellite communication suites.

33 Signal Regiment specializes in tactical and strategic communication, employing voice, electronic and telecommunication systems. The unit’s mandate is to provide individual and collective support to Canadian Forces operations, whether domestic or international. Many of the unit’s members have served in various UN and NATO peacekeeping missions around the world. This unit also provides communication support to the Army Reserve.

Benefits of Joining

When you join our unit, you will receive competitive pay for your part time or full time work as well as be eligible for on the job training that could benefit you in civilian life. Also, there are medical, dental and educational benefits available to Army Reservists.

Here are all the details:

Command Team

  • Commander: Lieutenant-Colonel Douglas Swinton, CD
  • Sergeant Major: Chief Warrant Officer James Newell, CD

Contact Us

33 Signal Regiment
Major EJG Holland VC Armoury
2100 Walkley Road
Ottawa, ON  K1G 3V3

Phone: 613-991-1619

News

New members of The Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada, a Toronto-based Army Reserve regiment, are given Coins of Remembrance to mark Remembrance Day.

Queen’s Own Rifles coins ‘a sacred obligation’ to their Fallen

Toronto, Ontario — A 20-year-old tradition of honouring 160 years of their Regimental Fallen with commemorative Coins of Remembrance is still going strong at the Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada (QOR).
November 26, 2019

Sergeant Harrison Meyer from C Company (Medevac) 1-108th Assault Helicopter Battalion United States Army, explains how to load and unload a Blackhawk helicopter with Canadian Armed Forces medical personnel during Operation IMPACT in Kuwait

Italian Campaign a bond for soldiers in Kuwait

Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait — Italian and Canadian soldiers working side by side in Kuwait have formed a lasting friendship thanks in part to a little-known piece of Second World War history.
November 20, 2019

Sergeant Marnie Musson, a Medical Technician with Joint Task Force-Ukraine, mentors Combat First Aid training at the International Peacekeeping and Security Centre in Starychi Ukraine

Canadian researcher investigating gender and peacekeeping

Toronto, Ontario — As the United Nations and militaries across the world work toward greater female representation in peacekeeping operations, a Canadian researcher is delving into this little-studied area to shed more light on the potential implications.
November 19, 2019

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Our History

33 Signal Regiment traces its origins to October 12th, 1922, the date when the 3rd Battalion, Canadian Corps of Signals was formed. It was redesignated as the 3rd Divisional Signals Regiment in 1926 and was divided into signal companies for the 1st and 2nd Canadian Divisions in the Second World War. Following the war, it became the 3rd Signal Regiment until 1970 when it was transferred to Canadian Forces Communication Command (authorized on 1 April 1965) and redesignated as 703 Communication Regiment. Its mandate was to provide operationally trained communications personnel to support the Regular Force in ongoing peacetime tasks and activities. On 1 June 1976, the unit was renamed 763 (Ottawa) Communication Regiment. The newly formed 76 Communication Group took command of 763 Communication Regiment from 70 Communication Group on 1 April 1977. The Regiment was housed at Wallis House Armoury in Ottawa and its support services were provided by CFB Ottawa. In the summer of 2010, it was renamed 33 Signal Regiment following its transfer to 33 Canadian Brigade Group (CBG).

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