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Battalion, Advisory Board, & Association:  

 The next big event is the formal dedication ceremony of the Cameron Monument in Vimy Ridge Memorial Park on Sunday, 18 Sept, 2022.

Battalion: As above and per Company Training Plans
 

Advisory Board:  Next Monthly Meeting: 07 June 2022 
By order of the Comd 38 CBG the members of the CO's Advisory Board are not considered civilians when attending to the crown's business. . Therefore the rules which apply to the general public do not apply to the Advisory Board.
Association Executive Meeting:
  TBC

 
Cameron Monument dedication ceremony:
 1400 hrs on Sunday, 18 Sept. 2022

 

Cameron Cadets: Remember to check the www.407army.ca web page for upcoming events.
 

 UNIT PICTURES
 The Photo Gallery on the REGIMENT page of this web site


   Click here for the Camerons Photo Gallery
 

 The Latest Oatmeal Rag is now available:

 Click here for Oatmeal Rag Issue 40 Covid Spring 2022
 
 



100th Anniversary of the Regiment Newsletter:
 
Click here for Issue #10 March 2011
                                               

      Order your copy of the Cameron history book

                "Winnipeg's Ladies From Hell"

 Please make cheques payable to QOCH of C Regimental Foundation.
 Please include your name and mailing address with your payment. You can send them to:

 The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada
 
Regimental Foundation
 Minto Armoury, 969 St. Matthews Ave
 Wpg, MB R3G 0J7



 

25 May 2009 Auction of LCol R. Shankland's VC, DCM, & other medals
  The Regimental family would like to thank all of you who helped keep LCol Shankland's medals here in Canada.  Your actions were and remain very much appreciated. 

OVERVIEW

Baptized in the mud, blood and fire of France and Flanders, the Camerons bear the distinction of being one of only four regiments currently on the Canadian Army list to have fought as a kilted regiment.  All other kilted regiments in the Canadian Army were either raised or converted to a kilted regiment after the First World War.  Celebrating the Regiment’s centenary in 2010, the Camerons of today are as fiercely proud of their highland traditions as their forebears were.

From it’s founding, Winnipeg has had a strong Scottish tradition.  Sponsored by Thomas Douglas, the fifth Earl of Selkirk, the Red River Colony was established on the banks of the Red River in 1812, settled by Scots displaced by the highland clearances.

After years of intense pressure from the local Scottish community, the government finally authorized the raising of a highland regiment in Winnipeg.  As was the fashion at the time in the Empire, the new regiment would be raised borrowing traditions from an existing British unit.  Gazetted in 1910, the Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada are the oldest highland regiment in Western Canada. 

This website will serve as an information source for current serving members, retired members, potential members, and other affiliated or interested people.   It includes a listing of current activities for all parts of the Camerons; the unit, the Regimental Association, and the Regimental Advisory Board.  A large part of the web site is dedicated to historical and traditional matters.  In general it is a place for anyone with an interest in the Camerons to look to for information. 
 
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