The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment

Unit Identification

The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment crest

PARATUS

"Prepared"
 

Location

Belleville Armoury
187 Pinnacle St.
Belleville, ON  K8N 3A5
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Peterborough Armoury
220 Murray St.
Peterborough, ON  K9H 2S8
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Cobourg Armoury
210 Willmott St.
Cobourg, ON  K9A 0E0

 

The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment

The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment, Belleville Armoury

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

Phone: 613-966-2108
Email: Hast.PER.Recruiting@Forces.gc.ca

Or contact

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

When We Train

September to June:

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

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

Trades In Our Unit

Equipment

 Vehicles:

  • Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS)

Weapons:

See a list of Canadian Army Vehicles and Weapons.

Mission Task

A number of Army Reserve units have been assigned specific Mission Tasks. Members within these units are trained in these specific capabilities and ready to be fully integrated, as a formed entity, into the Regular Force units that they reinforce.

The mission task for our unit is: Assault Pioneers – A platoon of 31 members, which is trained in the employment of obstacle-building and obstacle-breaching tools to provide mobility and counter-mobility support to a manoeuvring battle group.

Who We Are

The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment is an Army Reserve infantry unit within 33 Canadian Brigade Group. The Unit is tasked to generate operationally capable, ethical soldiers to support CAF operations.  The Unit focuses on training, force generating and sustaining effective, relevant multi-purpose capable soldiers and sub-units in order to meet all assigned tasks. We have the unique task to produce specialist infantry soldiers, assault pioneers, in support of our regular force counterparts. The Regiment, known affectionately as the “Hasty P’s”, has three garrison locations across central Ontario in the towns of Belleville, Peterborough and Cobourg. The Regiment is organized into three companies:

  1. Regimental Headquarters located in Belleville;
  2. A Rifle Company (Ortona) located in Belleville, Peterborough and Cobourg; and,
  3. An Administration Company (Somme) located in Belleville.

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-Colonel Christopher D. Comeau, CD
  • Regimental Sergeant-Major - Chief Warrant Officer Ben Piché, CD

Contact Us

Belleville (Headquarters)

The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment
Belleville Armoury
187 Pinnacle St.
Belleville, ON  K8N 3A5

Phone: 613-966-2100
Email: hast.per@forces.gc.ca

 

Peterborough

The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment
Peterborough Armoury
220 Murray St.
Peterborough, ON  K9H 2S8

Phone: 705-740-7400

Cobourg

The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment
Cobourg Armoury
210 Willmott St.
Cobourg, ON  K9A 0E0

Phone: 905-373-6900

 


Hours of Operations

Monday - Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday evenings (Sept – Jun): 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

News

The co-curators of the Governor General’s Foot Guards Regimental Museum stand among artifacts.

‘It’s always been a partnership’ for Foot Guards museum curators

Ottawa, Ontario — You could say Estelle Lane married the Governor General’s Foot Guards (GGFG) right along with her husband, Master Warrant Officer (Retired) Martin Lane, who was a member for 15 years, but the fact is, she became a part of the family even before the pair made it official in 1967.
August 13, 2019

Bald eagle

Species at risk in good hands at Ottawa’s Connaught Ranges and Primary Training Centre

Ottawa, Ontario — The Connaught Ranges and Primary Training Centre (CRPTC) in Southwest Ottawa is a major hub for military and police firearms training.
July 23, 2019

Traditional sunset ceremony at Parliment Hill

Charge into summer with Fortissimo

Ottawa, Ontario — It couldn’t have been called pianissimo, which means “play it delicately.”
July 15, 2019

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Our History

The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment has a long and proud history. It has grown and adapted from its’ 19th century Militia origin and remains a contributor to Canada’s defence requirements. During the Second World War, The Regiment earned more Battle Honours than any other Canadian regiment and unit members continue to serve and sacrifice on operations domestically and around the world.

The modern unit perpetuates local militias starting with the United Empire Loyalists and includes service in The War of 1812, The 1837 Rebellion of Upper Canada, The Fenian Raids, The North-West Rebellion and The Boer War. During World War I, The Unit was mobilized as part of the British Commonwealth Forces.

Read more of our history.

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