The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment

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The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment

The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment, Belleville Armoury, 187 Pinnacle St., Belleville, ON  K8N 3A5

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: 613-966-2108

Or contact

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

When We Train

We train on Thursday evenings, 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m., September to June.

Trades In Our Unit



  • Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS)


See a complete list of Vehicles and Weapons.

Who We Are

The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment is an Army Reserve infantry unit within 33 Canadian Brigade Group.  The Unit is tasked to generate operationally capable, ethical soldiers to support CAF operations.  The Unit focuses on training, force generating and sustaining effective, relevant multi-purpose capable soldiers and sub-units in order to meet all assigned tasks.  We have the unique task to produce specialist infantry soldiers, assault pioneers, in support of our regular force counterparts. The Regiment, known affectionately as the “Hasty P’s”, has three garrison locations across central Ontario in the towns of Belleville, Peterborough and Cobourg.  The Regiment is organized into three companies:

  1. Regimental Headquarters located in Belleville;
  2. A Rifle Company (Ortona) located in Belleville, Peterborough and Cobourg; and,
  3. An Administration Company (Somme) located in Belleville.

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 Christopher D. Comeau, CD
  • Regimental Sergeant-Major - Chief Warrant Officer Ben Piché, CD

Contact Us

Belleville (Headquarters)

The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment
Belleville Armoury
187 Pinnacle St.
Belleville, ON
K8N 3A5

Telephone: 613-966-2100



The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment
Peterborough Armoury
220 Murray St.
Peterborough, ON
K9H 2S8

Telephone: 705-740-7400


The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment
Cobourg Armoury
210 Willmott St.
Cobourg, ON
K9A 0E0

Telephone: 905-373-6900

Hours of Operations

Monday - Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday evenings (Sept – Jun): 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.


Chief Warrant Officer Tracy-Ann Fisher

Chief Warrant Officer Tracy-Ann Fisher on the Army Communication and Information Systems Specialist trade

Ottawa, Ontario — Long gone are the days of the carrier pigeon. Today’s Army Communication and Information Systems Specialists (ACISS) use cutting-edge technology to ensure functional wired and wireless communication for the Canadian Army (CA).
August 10, 2018

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

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 Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment has a long and proud history. It has grown and adapted from its’ 19th century Militia origin and remains a contributor to Canada’s defence requirements. During the Second World War, The Regiment earned more Battle Honours than any other Canadian regiment and unit members continue to serve and sacrifice on operations domestically and around the world.

The modern unit perpetuates local militias starting with the United Empire Loyalists and includes service in The War of 1812, The 1837 Rebellion of Upper Canada, The Fenian Raids, The North-West Rebellion and The Boer War. During World War I, The Unit was mobilized as part of the British Commonwealth Forces.

Read more of our history.

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