The British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught's Own)

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Clear the Way

620 Beatty Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 2L9

The British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught’s Own), Vancouver, BC

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: Master Corporal Hooker
Phone: 604-619-6668
Email: Trevor.Hooker@forces.gc.ca

Or contact

Name: Captain J. Morrison
Email: James.Morrison4@forces.gc.ca
Phone: 1-604-225-2520, Ext. 2424
Contact a recruiting centre near you.

When We Train

September to May:

  • Wednesday 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

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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: Influence Activities – A company of 52 members, which is trained in the employment of population group influence techniques, including Psychological Operations and Civil-Military Cooperation, to provide behavioural and psychological effects on those populations in support of a Commander’s intent or mission.

The British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught’s Own) is an Army Reserve armoured reconnaissance regiment of 39 Canadian Brigade Group garrisoned in Vancouver, B.C. at The Beatty Street Drill Hall. We are actively recruiting officers and non-commissioned members with technical interests to fill part-time positions.

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:

  • Commanding Officer: Lieutenant-Colonel V. Virk, CD
  • Regimental Sergeant Major: Chief Warrant Officer A.C. Harris, CD

The British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught’s Own)
620 Beatty Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 2L9

Phone: 604-666-4368

Soliders on snowmobiles at night

Operation NANOOK-NUNALIVUT builds readiness and respect

Tuktoyaktuk and Inuvik, Northwest Territories — Climate change and technological advancements are two of the main factors making the Arctic increasingly accessible, and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) must be ready for potential safety and security issues as activity in the region increases.
March 8, 2022

Today, the regiment continues its tradition of service to Canada through the generation of reserve armoured soldiers that augment Canadian Battle Groups overseas, and support civilian authorities during times of domestic emergency and security.

The British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught's Own) originated in Victoria, British Columbia on 12 October 1883, when the 'British Columbia Provisional Regiment of Garrison Artillery' was authorized to be formed.

Continue reading The British Columbia Regiment history.

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