The British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught's Own)

Unit Identification

The British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught’s Own) badge

FAUGH A BALLAGH
Clear the Way

The Beatty Street Drill Hall

620 Beatty Street, Vancouver, BC  V6B 2L9

Join Our Team

Please do not hesitate to call us for more information. We would be pleased to review your resume, and have you visit us for a tour of our unit.

Our Team Recruiter

Name: MCpl Boskic
Phone: 604-666-4288
Email: Borislav.Boskic@forces.gc.ca

Or contact

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

When We Train

Unit Parade Night: Wednesday evenings (Sept-May): 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm.

Trades In Our Unit

Equipment

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See a complete list of Weapons and Vehicles .

Who We Are

The British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught’s Own) is an Army Reserve armoured reconnaissance regiment of 39 Canadian Brigade Group garrisoned in Vancouver, B.C. at The Beatty Street Drill Hall. We are actively recruiting officers and non-commissioned members with technical interests to fill part-time positions.

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

  • Commanding Officer: Lieutenant Coronel P.A. Lindsay, CD
  • Regimental Sergeant Major: Chief Warrant Officer A.H. Mullick, CD

Contact Us

The British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught’s Own)
620 Beatty Street
Vancouver, BC
V6B 2L9

Phone: 604-666-4368

News

Alex Decoteau in police uniform, 1911

From the Olympics to Passchendaele: Alexander Decoteau’s exceptional journey

Passchendaele, Belgium — On November 12, 2017, Canadians will participate in the Alex Decoteau Run, a 5K portion of the 16K Poppies’ Run taking place through the historic battlefield of Passchendaele in Belgium. This event is one of many held in 2017 to commemorate the centenary of the battle.
November 7, 2017

Soldiers  right before taking part in the Edmonton YWCA’s 2017 “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” fundraiser

Swapping army boots for high heels for a worthy cause

Edmonton, Alberta — Over 400 men participated in Edmonton’s YWCA “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” fundraiser on September 20, 2017, teetering along a downtown block in high heels to raise awareness and funds for survivors of domestic violence.
October 24, 2017

Fort St. John, B.C

Military convoy celebrates Veterans, Alaska Highway

Dawson Creek, British Columbia — A collection of retired military vehicles has been given a new lease on life by a group of enthusiasts that has taken them on a journey of over 6,000 kilometres to salute veterans.
September 21, 2017

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Our History

Today, the regiment continues its tradition of service to Canada through the generation of reserve armoured soldiers that augment Canadian Battle Groups overseas, and support civilian authorities during times of domestic emergency and security.

The British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught's Own) originated in Victoria, British Columbia on 12 October 1883, when the 'British Columbia Provisional Regiment of Garrison Artillery' was authorized to be formed.

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