The North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment

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The North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment


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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

Unit Recruiting Officer - Sergeant Dean Duguay - 506-549-6006
Unit Recruiter - Sergeant Maurice Simon - 506-544-6530

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

When We Train

Unit Parade Night: Thursday evenings (Sept to June) 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. and one weekend per month.

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Who We Are

The North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment is an Infantry Battalion with the Regimental Headquarters in Bathurst, NB. It has four companies. The Regimental HQ and 1 Coy are located in Bathurst, NB with a company each in Moncton, Miramichi City and Campbellton, NB. Lieutenant-Colonel Gregory Kennedy currently commands the unit.

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.

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Command Team

  • Commanding Officer: Lieutenant-Colonel Gregory Kennedy
  • Sergeant-Major: Chief Warrant Officer Victor Richard

Contact Us

The North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment
Colonel CCL Gammon Armoury
1820 King Avenue
Bathurst, NB
E2A 4Z7

Phone: 506-549-6005 or
Phone: 506-549-6530


Sergeant  Rodney Tatchell serving as part of the Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART)

Gagetown units are a different kind of busy

Oromocto, New Brunswick — Captain Matt Bernhardt has a good mental snapshot to illustrate the pace of life within his unit, 4 Artillery Regiment (General Support) Royal Canadian Artillery [4 Regt (GS)]: “Between July and December of last year, I was not home for more than about two weeks at a time. My last water bill was $15.”
June 6, 2018

Firefighters from 5th Canadian Division

Gagetown forest management team reduces fire risks

Oromocto, New Brunswick — Residents of Oromocto, New Brunswick were understandably alarmed when, in the fall of 2017, three separate fires burned over 1,200 hectares of the  Range and Training Area (RTA) at nearby 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown (5 CDSB).
June 1, 2018

Captain Sarbjit Singh (Rene) Juneja, Ukraine headquarters in Starychi

Infantry captain’s roots run through his regiment and back to India

Hamilton, Ontario — Captain Sarbjit Singh (Rene) Juneja’s South Asian heritage means a lot to him. It has also provided him with context and a sense of pride in his role with the Canadian Army Reserve (ARes).
May 28, 2018

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Our History

The history of The North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment, can be traced as far back as February 25, 1870 when the 73rd Northumberland (New Brunswick) Battalion of Infantry was enrolled under the Dominion Militia Act of 1868. During World War One, the 73rd Northumberland Regiment augmented the 12th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) in 1914. The Unit also supported both the 132nd ( North Shore) Battalion CEF and the 165th (Acadian) Battalion CEF. All three of these CEF Battalions went overseas to England and served in various capacities in France and Flanders.

It was during the post war reorganization that the Unit was redesignated as the Northumberland (New Brunswick) Regiment. This happened on April 1st, 1920. Two years later, the unit was redesignated as the North Shore (N.B.) Regiment.

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