39 Signal Regiment

Unit Information

Signal Regiment Badge

Swift, Skilled, Alert

39 Signal Regiment is the Reserve Army Signal Regiment of 39 Canadian Brigade Group with three squadrons garrisoned in Vancouver, Esquimalt, and Nanaimo B.C.  Its Regimental Headquarters is located at CFB Esquimalt.

Join Our Unit

We train Wednesday nights 7 - 10 pm. 39 CBG is the largest Army formation in British Columbia with 11 Units throughout the province. We are actively recruiting officers and non-commissioned members with technical interests to fill part-time positions. To apply, you must meet the following basic Canadian Armed Forces Primary Reserve eligibility requirements:

  • Must be a Canadian citizen
  • Must be a least 16 years of age (and have parental consent)
  • Must have a minimum Grade 10 education (or higher depending on entry plan).

For further information about fulltime and part-time employment opportunities with the Canadian Armed Forces go to Forces.ca, or contact a 39 CBG unit recruiter directly at 604-225-2520 ext 2470.

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Command Team

  • Commanding Officer: Lieutenant-Colonel D.W. Whittier
  • Regimental Sergeant Major: Chief Warrant Officer A.C. Craigie


39 Signal Regiment was tactically grouped on 1 April 2011.  It consists of:

  •  741 Signal Squadron in Esquimalt
  •  748 Signal Squadron in Nanaimo
  • 744 Signal Squadron in Vancouver


We use the following equipment: IRIS Combat Net Radio vehicles, High Frequency Quick Reaction terminals and Satellite Ground Terminals. For information about the vehicles and weapons used by the Canadian Army visit our Equipment page.

Contact Us

39 Signal Regiment HQ
4050 West 4th Avenue
Vancouver, BC
V6P 1X9

604-225-2520 ext 2468

News Articles

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ARCHIVED - Exercise Worthy Sapper - Reserve Training on Cultus Lake, BC

During the weekend of 20-22 February 2015, 39 Combat Engineer Regiment, The British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught’s Own), and The British Columbia Dragoons from the Okanagan Valley conducted Exercise Worthy Sapper at Cultus Lake and in the Columbia Valley
April 23, 2015

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