36 Combat Engineer Regiment

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Location

Halifax

Halifax Armouries
P.O. Box 99000 Stn Forces
Halifax, NS  B3K 5X5
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Sydney

11 Garrison Road
Victoria Park
Sydney, NS  B1P 7G9

36 Combat Engineer Regiment

36 Combat Engineer Regiment Halifax, Halifax Armouries

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: 36 CBG Recruiting Office Halifax
Phone: 902-427-3085
Email: Hfx_Army_Recruiting@forces.gc.ca

Name: 36 CBG Recruiting Office Sydney
Phone: 902-563-7100, Ext. 7109
Email: Sydney_Recruiting@forces.gc.ca

Or contact

Phone: 1-800-856-8488
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When We Train

September to June:

  • Thursday 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

 Vehicles:

  • Front End Loader
  • 8 Tonne Dump Truck
  • Assault Boats
  • Section Engineer Vehicle
  • Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS)

Weapons:

 See a list of Canadian Army weapons and vehicles.

Who We Are

36 Combat Engineer Regiment (36 CER) is a Primary Reserve engineering regiment of the Canadian Armed Forces. The regiment headquarters is located in CFB Shearwater.

The 36 CER mission is to contribute to the mobility, counter-mobility, survivability, and general engineer support of the Canadian Armed Forces. Their roles are to conduct combat operations, support the Canadian Armed Forces in war and peace, support national development, provide assistance to civil authorities, and support international aid programs.

Combat Engineers serve wherever the need arises. Their responsibilities encompass the use of demolitions and land mines, the design, construction and maintenance of defensive works and fortifications, lines of communications, and bridges. They also provide water purification and develop maps and other engineering intelligence. In addition, military engineers are experts in deception and concealment, as well as the design and development of equipment necessary to carry out these operations. 

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: Major J.E. Hayward, CD
  • Sergeant-Major: Master Warrant Offcer R.G. Anstey, CD

Contact Us

Halifax

36 Combat Engineer Regiment Halifax
Halifax Armouries
P.O. Box 99000 Stn Forces
Halifax, NS  B3K 5X5

Phone: 902-427-3085
Email: hfx_army_recruiting@forces.gc.ca 

Sydney

36 Combat Engineer Regiment Sydney
11 Garrison Road
Victoria Park
Sydney, NS  B1P 7G9

Phone: 902-563-7100, Ext. 7110 or Ext. 7109
Email: Sydney_Recruiting@forces.gc.ca

News

Honorary Colonel Kathleen LeGrow receives the Commander’s Coin for her service as an Honorary from then-Commander Canadian Army Lieutenant-General Jean-Marc Lanthier during the National Council of Honoraries in Ottawa on July 6, 2019.

Honorary Colonel Kathleen LeGrow retiring after 14 years with 37 Service Battalion

St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador — Honorary Colonel Kathleen LeGrow has been a leader in her civilian life – a life filled with philanthropic work that has been recognized nationally (she was named to the Order of Canada in 2005), provincially (the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador in 2018), and locally (an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from Memorial University in 2014).  
October 1, 2019

Second Lieutenant (Retired) Yueshuang Zhu

Ex-Combat Engineer applies Army skills to Parliament’s Centre Block rehabilitation

Ottawa, Ontario — A former Canadian Army (CA) member says the military experience was ideal preparation for his current work as a project manager on the rehabilitation of Parliament Hill’s Centre Block.
September 3, 2019

The Change of Command scrolls are signed

Lieutenant-Colonel Kathy Haire becomes first woman Commandant of The Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery School

Gagetown, New Brunswick — There is always great pride and celebration when there is a change of command parade at The Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery School (RCAS), but on June 21, 2019 when the RCAS’s first woman commandant took command, a new page of history was turned.
July 8, 2019

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Our History

36 Combat Engineer Regiment (36 CER) was stood up as a Regiment in October 2012 with the addition of 20 Engineer Squadron. 36 CER originates from "45th Field Squadron RCE", which was located in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, and was authorized to be formed on 5 June 1947. It was re-designated "45th Field Engineer Squadron (M)" on 21 May 1975 and then "45th Field Engineer Squadron" on 4 September 1992. Currently 36 CER consists of a Regimental Headquarters and two Field Squadrons providing general engineer support to 36 Brigade. The Regimental Headquarters and 20 Engineer Squadron are located in Halifax (Shearwater), Nova Scotia, and 45 Engineer Squadron is located in Sydney, Nova Scotia.

Read more of 36 Combat Engineer Regiment history.

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