The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada

Unit Identification

Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada badge

 ULLAMH
Ready
     

Army Reserve

Graphic: Joanna Gajdicar

Who We Are

The Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada is a reserve dismounted infantry Battalion under 3rd Canadian Division, 38 Canadian Brigade Group, based out of Minto Armoury in Winnipeg, Manitoba. 

The Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada is a proud unit with a history prior to the First World War and is the oldest highland unit in Western Canada. The primary task of the unit is dismounted infantry, with a mission task of fielding an Influence Activities Company trained to operate across the spectrum of conflict through Civilian-Military Co-Operation (CIMIC) and Psychological Operations (PSYOPS). 

The motto for the Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada is “Ullamh”, which is Scottish Gaelic for “Ready.”

Join Our Unit

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: 204-430-9375
Cell: 204-430-9375
Email: recruiter.camerons@forces.gc.ca

Or contact

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

When We Train

We train on Tuesday evenings, 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m and some weekends.
 
Guaranteed Summer employment for the first 4 years of service.

Trades In Our Unit

Equipment

 Vehicles:

  • Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS)
  • Light Utility Vehicle Wheeled (LUVW )

Weapons:

 
See a complete list of Vehicles and Weapons.

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 H.L. Atwell, CD
  • Regimental Sergeant-Major - Chief Warrant Officer J. Abrahamse, CD

Contact Us

Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada
969 St. Matthews Ave
Winnipeg, MB
R3J 0J7

Phone: 204-786-4345

News

Chief Warrant Officer Joel Pedersen is participating in the 2019 Canada Army Run

Army Run is Canada’s run, says Indigenous ambassador

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan — For Chief Warrant Officer Joel Pedersen, Sergeant Major of the 38 Canadian Brigade Group Battle School and the Indigenous Advisor to the Brigade Commander, the Canada Army Run (CAR) half-marathon is nothing new. In fact, CAR 2019 will be his fourth time participating. What is new is the title he will carry at this year’s event: Indigenous Ambassador.
September 19, 2019

Aviator (Basic) Jade Lefebvre stands among an assortment of hockey gear

Deployed to Latvia with hockey gear for cultural exchange events

Shilo, Manitoba — It was a hive of activity on a muggy Monday morning at the Kapyong Barracks on July 9, 2019 as about 130 soldiers began their six-month deployment on Operation REASSURANCE, with hockey gear and fishing rods packed along with their usual soldier gear.
August 27, 2019

A Canadian Army soldier with her young daughter.

Supporting those who serve: Effective soldiers need strong families

Edmonton, Alberta — While members of 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (1 CMBG) were working their way towards High Readiness, much was going on behind the scenes to ensure the soldiers and their families receive the support they need.
July 26, 2019

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Our History

During the 1970s Camerons served with the Canadian NATO Component in Germany and as Canadian contingents on UN Peacekeeping duties in places such as Egypt, the Golan Heights and Cyprus. In the 1990s soldiers from the regiment participated in OPERATION HARMONY in 1992 in Croatia as well as providing a steady stream of personnel to Regular Force units deploying on other operations.

1994 and 1995 were the years for big parades. The regiment participated in the Freedom of the City parade marking the 50th anniversary of the D Day invasion and the Freedom of the City parade marking the 50th Anniversary of VE Day. In 1997, the Regiment was at ground zero for the "Flood of the Century". The Camerons spent the spring sandbagging and building dykes throughout Southern Manitoba.

History: The Queen's Own Cameron Highlander of Canada history.

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