The Lake Superior Scottish Regiment

Unit Identification

The Lake Superior Scottish Regiment Badge

INTER PERICULA INTREPIDI
"Fearless in the face of danger"

Location

O'Kelly VC Armoury
317 Park Avenue
Thunder Bay, ON  P7B 1C7

O'Kelly VC Armoury

O'Kelly VC Armoury

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: Sgt Tommy Wong
Phone: 807-343-5179
Email: Thomas.Wong@forces.gc.ca

Or contact

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

When We Train

September to June:

  • Tuesday evenings
  • 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • one weekend per month.

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

 Trades In Our Unit

Equipment

Weapons:

Vehicles:

  • Light Over Snow Vehicle (LOSV)
  • Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS)
  • Militarized Commercial Off-The-Shelf (MilCOTS)

See a list of Canadian Army weapons and vehicles.

Who We Are

The Lake Superior Scottish Regiment (LSSR) is a Primary Reserve infantry unit located in Thunder Bay, Ontario. As part of 38 Canadian Brigade Group, our task is to augment Canada’s military with trained infantry soldiers.

The LSSR is always hiring intelligent, fit, and confident men and women with an interest in dynamic and challenging training as infantry soldiers. Primarily, new members are High School or University students with time to work one evening a week and one weekend a month during the school year (Sep – May).  Within their first few years of service, new members must also be available to attend full-time courses during the summer (Jul – Aug) where technical skills are acquired for employment on operations and training during the part-time training year.

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 D.K. Ratz, CD
  • Regimental Sergeant Major: Chief Warrant Officer H.D. Kaucharik, CD

Contact Us

The Lake Superior Scottish Regiment
O'Kelly VC Armoury
317 Park Avenue
Thunder Bay, ON  P7B 1C7

Phone: 807-343-5179
Email: Thomas.Wong@forces.gc.ca

News

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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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History

Since World War II, our soldiers have served throughout the world on numerous peacekeeping operations. Most recently, the LSSR has had several soldiers serve in Afghanistan. The regiment has lost one soldier, Corporal Anthony “T-Bone” Boneca on July 9, 2006, fighting Taliban insurgents during Operation Zahar (“sword”) in Zhari District, Kandahar Province.

This Reserve Force regiment originated in Port Arthur, Ontario on July 3, 1905, when a regiment of infantry was authorized to be formed.
Continue reading: The Lake Superior Scottish Regiment History.

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