116th Independent Field Battery, RCA

Unit Identification

Artillery Badge

QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCUNT
Whither right & glory lead

Army Reserve

10 Field Artillery soldiers participate in the opening of the Regina Legislature

Graphic: Joanna Gajdicar

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: Sergeant Kevin Allard
Phone: 1-800-757-3229
Email: Recruiter.116fdbt@forces.gc.ca

Or contact

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

When We Train

We generally parade every second weekend and on select weekday evenings between 7:00 pm -10:00 pm.

Trades In Our Unit

Equipment

Vehicles:

  • Light Support Vehicle Wheel (LSVW)
  • Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS)

Weapons:

 
See a complete list of Vehicles and Weapons.

Who We Are

116th Independent Field Battery, RCA in Kenora, Ontario, is a Primary Reserve unit part of 38 Canadian Brigade Group`s Artillery Tactical Group along with 26th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA, in Manitoba, and 10th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA, in Saskatchewan. Together, we recruit and train physically and mentally strong soldiers that can support Canada`s Defence Strategy.

We deploy soldiers on domestic operations (forest fires, floods, avalanche control, etc...) and expeditionary operations (Bosnia, Afghanistan, etc...) as well as support such local activities as Gun Salutes at the opening of the Legislature in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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 Shawn K. Fortin, CD
  • Regimental Sergeant-Major - Master Warrant Officer Todd Appel, CD

Contact Us

116th Independent Field Battery, RCA
General Delivery Station Main
Kenora, ON
P9N 3W9

Phone: 1-800-757-3229
Email: Kevin.Allard2@forces.gc.ca

News

Collective training during Exercise FROZEN GUNNER

Teamwork: Regular and Reserve Force artillery units train together

Shilo, Manitoba — I have been on several gun exercises throughout my career, but this was the first time I was going to see the “big guns” in action.
June 4, 2018

hief Tony Alexis and Brigadier-General Trevor Cadieu

Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation hosts Canadian military to celebrate friendship

May 30, 2018 – Ottawa – National Defence/ Canadian Armed Forces
May 31, 2018

A Coyote Armored Patrol Vehicle

Battle Group Training, Wainwright style: Exercise MAPLE RESOLVE 2018

Wainwright, Alberta — Approximately 5,500 military personnel participated in Exercise MAPLE RESOLVE 2018 (Ex MR 18), which focused on validating three Level 6 headquarters from 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (5 CMBG) from 13 to 24 May at Canadian Forces Base Wainwright, Alberta. This annual force-on-force collective training event is designed and delivered by the Canadian Manoeuvre Training Centre (CMTC).
May 25, 2018

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Our History

The 116th Independent Field Battery, RCA originated in Kenora, Ontario on April 1,1908, when the 98th Regiment was authorized to be formed. It was redesignated: The Rainy River and Kenora Regiment on March 12, 1920; and The Kenora Light Infantry on September 1,1921.


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