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

Chuck LaRocque and Gunner Kyle Timm

Ninety seconds, $50,000: Artillery Museum wins medals at auction

Shilo, Manitoba —It wasn’t Christmas, but Royal Canadian Artillery (RCA) Museum director, Andrew Oakden, received a special gift: medals once worn by legendary artillery officer Major-General Tom Strange.
February 21, 2020

Lighting of the Qulliq

A Hometown Hero’s welcome in Ottawa

Ottawa, Ontario —Inuk Elder, Qapik Attagutsiak, was recognized as a Parks Canada Hometown Hero at the Canadian Museum of History.  The Elder was commemorated for collecting bones in the Canadian Arctic during the Second World War.  The bones were then sent to southern Canada to make ammunition, fertilizer and aircraft glue to support Canada’s war efforts. 
February 4, 2020

Canadian Ranger Laurie Charnell of the Ucluelet Canadian Ranger Patrol,

Canadian Rangers teach Enhanced Wilderness Survival

Coal Harbour, British Columbia — For members of 4th Canadian Ranger Patrol Group (4 CRPG), operating in austere environments is second nature. Rangers are the Canadian Armed Forces’ eyes and ears in isolated, northern, and coastal communities and know how to effectively work in a variety of conditions to assist with domestic missions, including search and rescue operations.
January 28, 2020

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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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