The Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery

Master Gunner St James’s Park visit to Canada

  Recently, the Master Gunner St James’s Park completed his visit to Canada. During his time in Canada, he visited Halifax, St John, Gagetown, Quebec City, Petawawa, Ottawa and Kingston from 17 to 25...

Passing of a Gunner

Woody Johnston passed away early on June 5th 2016 due to complications from an infection he got after his valve replacement surgery. Many will remember Woody from his time in 1 & 2 RCHA...

Artillery Day Greetings from the Colonel Commandant

To all Canadian Gunners and to family and friends of Gunners- everywhere – be you on Regimental or Extra-Regimental Duty – Serving or Retired – I express heartfelt best wishes on this most significant...

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Captain General Baton Visit to Ottawa

Gunners past and present have gathered at their birthplace, Building 40 at the Royal Arsenal in Woolwich, England, to launch their tercentenary celebrations. In keeping with the Royal Artillery motto “Ubique” (Everywhere) which reflects...

Promotions, Awards, and Retirements – March 2016

Promotions Brigadier-General Rouleau, M.N. will be promoted acting while so employed to the rank of Major-General, and remain Commander of Canadian Special Operations Forces Command. Brigadier-General Hetherington, S.C. will be appointed Commander of 3...

Open letter to the Regiment

You may recall a couple of years ago I asked your assistance and those of your addressees in identifying two members of the RCA who did not have their names recorded in the 7...

Funeral Details – Pte(R) Jason Renato Simon

Location: Beechwood Cemetery, in the Sacred Space http://www.beechwoodottawa.ca/ 280 Beechwood Avenue Ottawa, ON K1L 8E2 When: Monday 22 February 2016 at 1400hrs Dress: DEU 1As (if you have it) or Civilian equivalent Transport: There...

Retirement of Captain Richard Thomas (Dick) Montague

With over 42 years of service, Captain R.T. Montague will be retiring from the Canadian Armed Forces on 28 Jan 2016. Captain Richard Thomas (Dick) Montague joined the Canadian Armed Forces Primary Reserve (Militia)...

2RCHA Promotions and Awards

On behalf of the CO and all ranks 2 RCHA it is with great pleasure to announce the fol. Top Bty Y Bty Top Soldier Bdr Ollivier-Brown Top Trades Person Cpl Nadeau CO’s Coin...

1RCHA Promotions & Awards

Master Bombardier Mbdr Staples – Z Bty Mbdr Wilson, D.M. – Z Bty Mbdr Shortt – C Bty Mbdr Bonkowski – A Bty Master Corporal MCpl Steel MCpl Hawkins Sergeant Sgt Ball – Z...

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Sgt Flynn, Matthew, CD (Reg Force – Top Sgt 2015)

An exemplary leader, instructor, mentor, and athlete, Sergeant Flynn’s distinguished performance serves as a model of professionalism for the RCA. Continually employed within a Warrant Officer’s position, Sergeant Flynn is entrusted and excels within...

15 Battery BSM - Sgt Bankasingh

Sgt Bankasingh, Tristan (P Res Force – Top Sgt 2015)

Serving as the Battery Sergeant Major for 15 Battery, Sergeant Bankasingh’s exceptional dedication and performance in both the field and garrison inspired his subordinates, peers, and supervisors alike. He consistently went above and beyond...

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General Sir Arthur Currie unveiling Memorial

General Sir Arthur Currie, Canadian Corps Commander, unveiling the Memorial erected by Canadian Artillery in memory of Artillerymen who fell during the taking of Vimy Ridge. February, 1918. Ubique 1.6 Millions shells, 848 Guns,...

The Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery

The Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery

The Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery (RCA) has been part of the fabric of Canadian history since the earliest days of our nation. Since Confederation, the Gunners of Canada have served bravely in all...

The RCAA Annual General Meeting, Ottawa, Ont, 11-12 September 2015

The Royal Canadian Artillery Association Annual General Meeting (RCAA AGM) – Ottawa Ont, 11-12  September 2015 / Assemblée générale annuelle de l’Association de l’Artillerie royale canadienne (AGA AARC) – Ottawa, Ont, 11-12  septembre 2015 Posted on behalf...

Artillery Day, 26 May 2015 (1716)

The Senior Serving Gunner and Colonel Commandant wish All Ranks, the Regimental Family and Friends of the Regiment, a Happy Artillery Day. RCA Standing Orders Vol I 702. ARTILLERY DAY: Artillery Day is celebrated...

Honours / Awards / Appointments – updated

Information taken from available CANFORGENs in Jan – May 2015. The following have been invested into the Order of Military Merit (Officer – OMM): Col GF Dame; Col JSSD Fortin. The following have been...