The Calgary Highlanders

Unit Information

Calgary Highlanders Badge

  

Army Reserve

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

Phone: 403-974-2908

Or contact

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

When We Train

Wednesday nights 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. during the training year (September to May).

Trades In Our Unit

Equipment

Who We Are

The Calgary Highlanders is a Reserve light infantry battalion stationed in Calgary, Alberta. Most recently, the regiment deployed 126 soldiers as individual augmentees in a variety of roles to overseas forces in Afghanistan.

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 Simon Cox
  • Regimental Sergeant-Major -Chief Warrant Officer Glen Fedoruk
  • Adjutant, Full-time support staff - Captain W.C. (Chris) Lindsay

Contact Us

The Calgary Highlanders
801-11th Street SW
Calgary, AB
T2P 2C4

Phone: 403-410-2320, Ext. 3435

News

Alex Decoteau in police uniform, 1911

From the Olympics to Passchendaele: Alexander Decoteau’s exceptional journey

Passchendaele, Belgium — On November 12, 2017, Canadians will participate in the Alex Decoteau Run, a 5K portion of the 16K Poppies’ Run taking place through the historic battlefield of Passchendaele in Belgium. This event is one of many held in 2017 to commemorate the centenary of the battle.
November 7, 2017

Soldiers  right before taking part in the Edmonton YWCA’s 2017 “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” fundraiser

Swapping army boots for high heels for a worthy cause

Edmonton, Alberta — Over 400 men participated in Edmonton’s YWCA “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” fundraiser on September 20, 2017, teetering along a downtown block in high heels to raise awareness and funds for survivors of domestic violence.
October 24, 2017

Fort St. John, B.C

Military convoy celebrates Veterans, Alaska Highway

Dawson Creek, British Columbia — A collection of retired military vehicles has been given a new lease on life by a group of enthusiasts that has taken them on a journey of over 6,000 kilometres to salute veterans.
September 21, 2017

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Our History

The Calgary Highlanders Regiment originated in Calgary, Alberta on April 1, 1910, when the 103rd Regiment Calgary Rifles was authorized to be formed. On March 15, 1920, it was reorganized as two separate regiments, designated The Alberta Regiment (now The South Alberta Light Horse) and The Calgary Regiment. Continue reading The Calgary Highlanders History.

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