26th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA

Unit Identification

Artillery Badge

QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCUNT
Whither right & glory lead

Location

Brandon Armoury

1116 Victoria Ave
Brandon, MB  R7A 1B2
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Portage la Prairie Armoury
143-2nd St Northeast
Portage la Prairie, MB  R1N 1S1

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: Master Bombardier Shastan Beaumont-Smith
Phone: 204-728-2559, Ext. 243
Email: shastan.beaumont-smith@forces.gc.ca

Or contact

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

When We Train

September to June:

Brandon

  • Tuesday evenings
  • 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • every second weekend.

Portage-la-Prarie

  • Thursday evenings
  • 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • every second weekend.

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

Who We Are

The 26th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA unit is part of 38 Canadian Brigade Group, which is part of the Canadian Forces Primary Reserve. The Regiment currently draws people from Brandon and Portage la Prairie area.

Since Spring 2005, 10th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA, 26th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA and 116th Independent Field Battery, RCA have been grouped together as 38 Canadian Brigade Group's Artillery Tactical Group.

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 Shawn K. Fortin, CD
  • Regimental Sergeant-Major - Master Warrant Officer Todd Appel, CD

Contact Us

Brandon

26th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA
1116 Victoria Ave
Brandon, MB  R7A 1B2

Phone: 204-728-2559, Ext. 257

Portage la Prairie

Portage la Prairie Armoury
143-2nd St Northeast
Portage la Prairie, MB  R1N 1S1

Phone: 204-857-7745

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

This Reserve Force regiment originated in Brandon, Manitoba on April 1, 1908, when the 99th Regiment was authorized to be formed. It was redesignated: 99th Manitoba Rangers on May 1,1911; and The Manitoba Rangers on 12 March 1920. 

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