The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment

Unit Identification

The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment crest

PARATUS

"Prepared"

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

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.

Telephone: (613) 966-2108

Email: hast.per.recruiting@forces.gc.ca

Unit Parade Night: Thursday evenings (Sept-Jun): 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm.

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Command Team

Commander: Lieutenant-Colonel Christopher D., Comeau, CD

Sergeant Major: Chief Warrant Officer Ben Piché, CD

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.

Equipment

For information about the vehicles and weapons used by the Canadian Army visit our Equipment page.

Contact Us

Belleville (Headquarters)

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

Telephone: (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

Telephone: (705) 740-7400

Cobourg

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

Telephone: (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.

Website inquiries

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