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.

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

Sergeant Cheryl Crispin (then a Private) practices with her service rifle

Joined at 40, Supply Technician likes mix of stability and excitement

Ottawa, Ontario — Got all your gear, fuel and rations? Thank your Supply Technician.
April 23, 2018

Apollo, a bull bison

Earth Day: Wainwright’s heritage bison herd inspires Second Annual Bison Run

Wainwright, Alberta — You can’t roller skate in a buffalo herd, according to the questionable wisdom of the late Texas country singer Roger Miller, but you could support Earth Day by running in the second annual Bison Run, if you’ve a mind to.
April 18, 2018

Major General Hetherington, accompanied by Honorary Colonel of the Canadian Army Paul Hindo

‘Respect the Arctic environment’: Major-General Simon Hetherington

Ottawa, Ontario — Major-General Simon Hetherington, Commander of the Canadian Army Doctrine and Training Centre (CADTC), based in Kingston, Ontario, intended to spend a whirlwind weekend in Resolute Bay in late February, 2018 to observe Arctic training going on there – but the “whirlwind” was almost replaced by a blizzard that would have prolonged his stay.
April 13, 2018

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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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