116th Independent Field Battery, RCA

Unit Identification

Artillery Badge

QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCUNT
Whither right & glory lead

Location

General Delivery Station Main
Kenora, ON  P9N 3W9

Army Reserve

Graphic: Joanna Gajdicar

Join Our Team

Looking for full-time or part-time work? We are hiring and provide excellent career opportunities. Please do not hesitate to call or email our recruiter who will be pleased to answer any questions you may have and provide direction on how to apply to our Regiment.

Our Team Recruiter

Name: Sergeant Kevin Allard
Phone: 1-800-757-3229
Cell: 1-807-465-4069
Email: Recruiter.116fdbt@forces.gc.ca

Or contact

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

When We Train

September to June:

  • every second weekend

Full-time summer employment is available from May to August.

Trades In Our Unit

Equipment

Weapons:

Vehicles:

  • Light Support Vehicle Wheel (LSVW)
  • Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS)

See a list of Canadian Army weapons and vehicles.

Who We Are

116th Independent Field Battery, RCA in Kenora, Ontario, is a Primary Reserve unit part of 38 Canadian Brigade Group`s Artillery Tactical Group along with 26th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA, in Manitoba, and 10th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA, in Saskatchewan. Together, we recruit and train physically and mentally strong soldiers that can support Canada`s Defence Strategy.

We deploy soldiers on domestic operations (forest fires, floods, avalanche control, etc...) and expeditionary operations (Bosnia, Afghanistan, etc...) as well as support such local activities as Gun Salutes at the opening of the Legislature in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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 Mark Wilson
  • Regimental Sergeant-Major - Chief Warrant Officer Chad Lelond

Contact Us

116th Independent Field Battery, RCA
General Delivery Station Main
Kenora, ON  P9N 3W9

Phone: 1-800-757-3229
Email: Kevin.Allard2@forces.gc.ca

News

Relatives of the late Major Vern Taskey joined members of Edmonton’s 1 Service Battalion

1 Service Battalion salutes Army aviators

Edmonton, Alberta — A historic uniform on display at the headquarters of a Canadian Army logistics unit is a reminder of a time now past, when Army members could earn wings.
April 17, 2020

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

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Our History

The 116th Independent Field Battery, RCA originated in Kenora, Ontario on April 1,1908, when the 98th Regiment was authorized to be formed. It was redesignated: The Rainy River and Kenora Regiment on March 12, 1920; and The Kenora Light Infantry on September 1,1921.


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