The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's)

The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's) is a distinguished infantry regiment dating its roots back to the early 1900's. The regiment bears 42 battle honours, some close to a century old. The unit is proud of its heritage and traditions and of its four members who have received the Victoria Cross (VC), the highest military decoration for bravery and courage. The Regiment is located in Victoria, Nanaimo, and Courtenay, British Columbia. The regimental headquarters being at the Bay Street Armoury in Victoria. The Armoury is a National Historic Site that was officially completed on 30 November 1915. The Regiment is part of the 39 Canadian Brigade Group.  One of four infantry regiments in B.C., the Canadian Scottish is the largest regiment in Western Canada and it continues to evolve operationally.

The infantry is the backbone of the army and it leads the way. As a light infantry regiment, the unit relies on its dismounted skills to be successful. On exercises the Regiment conducts raids, reconnaissance patrols, ambushes, amphibious assaults and airmobile operations. The soldiers must be flexible, versatile and fit to meet the demands and complexities of the modern battlefield.    Read More >>


  • The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's) KITSHOP

    Can now be found online at the following link.  The items are physically found at the Canex location at CFB Esquimalt.

  • New Years' Levee - Bay Street Armoury - Open to the Public

    On January the 1st, 2019, the Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's) will open the doors to the Bay Street Armoury and their Officers' Mess for the annual New Years' Day Levee.

    Visitors have an opportunity to meet with members of the Regiment during this traditional celebration of the New Year.

    See you in the Mess.


  • 2018 - 2019 Calendar of Events of the Regimental Family


    25th - Birthday of our Colonel in Chief HRH Princess Alexandra, the Honourable Lady Ogilvy

    January 2019

    1st - New Year's Levee at the Bay St. Armouries in the Officers Mess;

    2nd - Women's Association Monthly Meeting in the WO and Sgt's Mess 1900 hrs;

    7th - Cadet Old Guard Meeting Pro Pat Legion at 1915 hrs;

    12th - Robbie Burns Dinner at the Bay St. Armouries.



The Canadian Scottish Regiment is currently recruiting for both non- commissioned (troops) and commissioned (officers) members. To join as an officer you must have a university degree or be enroled in and be attending a degree program at an accredited university.

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Located in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, the Canadian Scottish Regiment Pipes and Drums is an authorized band of the Canadian Forces with a long and distinguished military history dating back to before the First World War.

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