The Lake Superior Scottish Regiment

Unit Identification

The Lake Superior Scottish Regiment Badge

INTER PERICULA INTREPIDI
"Fearless in the face of danger"

Location

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

O'Kelly VC Armoury

O'Kelly VC 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

Name: WO Jonathan O'Connor
Phone: 807-343-5179
Email: JONATHAN.O'CONNOR@forces.gc.ca

Or contact

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

When We Train

September to June:

  • Tuesday 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

Weapons:

Vehicles:

  • Light Over Snow Vehicle (LOSV)
  • Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS)
  • Militarized Commercial Off-The-Shelf (MilCOTS)

See a list of Canadian Army 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: JONATHAN.O'CONNOR@forces.gc.ca

News

Chief Warrant Officer Joel Pedersen is participating in the 2019 Canada Army Run

Army Run is Canada’s run, says Indigenous ambassador

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan — For Chief Warrant Officer Joel Pedersen, Sergeant Major of the 38 Canadian Brigade Group Battle School and the Indigenous Advisor to the Brigade Commander, the Canada Army Run (CAR) half-marathon is nothing new. In fact, CAR 2019 will be his fourth time participating. What is new is the title he will carry at this year’s event: Indigenous Ambassador.
September 19, 2019

Aviator (Basic) Jade Lefebvre stands among an assortment of hockey gear

Deployed to Latvia with hockey gear for cultural exchange events

Shilo, Manitoba — It was a hive of activity on a muggy Monday morning at the Kapyong Barracks on July 9, 2019 as about 130 soldiers began their six-month deployment on Operation REASSURANCE, with hockey gear and fishing rods packed along with their usual soldier gear.
August 27, 2019

A Canadian Army soldier with her young daughter.

Supporting those who serve: Effective soldiers need strong families

Edmonton, Alberta — While members of 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (1 CMBG) were working their way towards High Readiness, much was going on behind the scenes to ensure the soldiers and their families receive the support they need.
July 26, 2019

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History

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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