The Royal Regina Rifles

Army Reserve

Graphic: Joanna Gajdicar

Join Our Team

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: 306-347-9301

Or contact

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

When We Train

Tuesday evenings 7 - 10 pm.

Trades In Our Unit


Who We Are

The Royal Regina Rifles is a Primary Reserve infantry regiment of the Canadian Forces.  The regiment was nicknamed  “The Johns”   during World War II because of the high proportion of  “Farmer Johns”   in its ranks.

Prior to 1982 the regiment was known as The Regina Rifle Regiment. In 1982, Queen Elizabeth II awarded the title  “Royal” to the Regiment, and appointed the Princess Royal, Princess Anne, as its Colonel-in-Chief. Members of the Royal Regina Rifles have served in various overseas missions in Cyprus, the Golan Heights, Croatia, Bosnia, and Afghanistan.

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 S.A Grubb, MSM, CD
  • Sergeant Major: Master Warrant Officer S.P. Zess

Contact Us

The Royal Regina Rifles
Regina Armoury
Regina, SK
S4T 3N1

Chief Clerk: 306-347-9300, Ext. 6505
Switchboard: 306-347-9300


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February 12, 2018

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Our History

The Royal Regina Rifles originated in Regina, Saskatchewan on July 3,1905, when a regiment of infantry in the districts of Assiniboia and Saskatchewan was authorized to be formed. It was redesignated the 95th Regiment on April 2, 1907, and it became a rifle regiment on May 1, 1908.
Continue reading: The Royal Regina Rifles History.

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