The Lake Superior Scottish Regiment

Unit Identification

The Lake Superior Scottish Regiment Badge

"Fearless in the face of danger"

O'Kelly VC Armoury

O'Kelly VC Armoury, 317 Park Avenue, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 1C7

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: WO Jonathan O'Connor
Phone: 807-343-5179


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

When We Train

Unit Parade Night: Tuesday evenings: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm.

 Trades In Our Unit




  • Light Over Snow Vehicle (LOSV)
  • Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS)
  • Military Commercial Off-self (MilCOTS)

See a complete list of Weapons and Vehicles.

Who We Are

The Lake Superior Scottish Regiment (LSSR) is a Primary Reserve infantry unit located in Thunder Bay, Ontario. As part of 38 Canadian Brigade Group, our task is to augment Canada’s military with trained infantry soldiers.

The LSSR is always hiring intelligent, fit, and confident men and women with an interest in dynamic and challenging training as infantry soldiers. Primarily, new members are High School or University students with time to work one evening a week and one weekend a month during the school year (Sep – May).  Within their first few years of service, new members must also be available to attend full-time courses during the summer (Jul – Aug) where technical skills are acquired for employment on operations and training during the part-time training year.

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 D.K. Ratz, CD
  • Regimental Sergeant Major: Chief Warrant Officer H.D. Kaucharik, CD

Contact Us

The Lake Superior Scottish Regiment
O'Kelly VC Armoury
317 Park Avenue
Thunder Bay, ON
P7B 1C7

Phone: 807-343-5179
Email: Jon.O'


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Since World War II, our soldiers have served throughout the world on numerous peacekeeping operations. Most recently, the LSSR has had several soldiers serve in Afghanistan. The regiment has lost one soldier, Cpl Anthony “T-Bone” Boneca on July 9, 2006, fighting Taliban insurgents during Operation Zahar (“sword”) in Zhari District, Kandahar Province.

This Reserve Force regiment originated in Port Arthur, Ontario on July 3, 1905, when a regiment of infantry was authorized to be formed.
Continue reading: The Lake Superior Scottish Regiment History.

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