Regimental Calendar2020-10-28T19:23:36-04:00

Regimental Calendar

Regimental Calendar

Annual Nomination or Application Deadlines

  • Regimental Photo Contest: 31 March, 30 June, 30 September & 31 December
  • Brigadier-General Ernest Beno Award for Leadership in the Rank of Sergeant: 1 September annually (applications to be sent to henry.slack@forces.gc.ca)
  • George Blackburn Memorial Bursary: 30 September
  • Captain General Queen Diamond Jubilee Scholarship Bursaries: 30 September
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Jack de Hart, MC, CD Bursary: 31 December
  • Master Gunner E.M. “Chip” Evoy, MM & Bar Bursary: 31 December
  • Captain G.R.E. Nicholls Memorial Award for Post-Secondary Education: 31 December

National Activities

  • Artillery Senate Meetings:  14 January 2020, 21 April 2020 & 9 June 2020, 25 September 2020
  • Artillery Council Meetings: TBA
  • RCA Association Board of Directors Meetings: 5 August 2020, 16 October 2020
  • RCA Association Executive Committee Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of every month, 1900 Hrs Eastern
  • RCA Association Annual General Meeting: October 16-18, 2020
  • RCA Board: 16 September 2020 VTC/Telecon meeting – 1500 Hrs Eastern
  • Artillery Advisory Board Teleconferences: TBA
  • Artillery Dress Committee – week of 21 to 25 September 2020
  • RCA Regimental Leaders Course:  Course 20 – Week of 26 May 2021 in Quebec, Course 21 – Week of 20 October 2021 in Shilo
  • RCA Honoraries Seminar: 2020 TBA
  • Remembrance Ceremony at the National Artillery Memorial: 11 November at 1330 Hrs Eastern

Unit Activities

1 RCHA

  • Change of Command: 18 June 2020 – LCol Ryan Stimpson CD to LCol David Brassard CD
  • Change of Pace Stick: 2021
  • Kingston & Hugswier Cups Hockey Games: TBA

2 RCHA

  • Change of Command: 22 June 2020 – LCol D.R. Matheson CD to LCol S.A. Heer CD
  • Change of Pace Stick: 2021
  • Historic Hockey (Kingston):
  • Canoe River Remembrance Ceremony (Petawawa): 21 November 2020

5 RALC

  • Change of Command: 2019 – LCol M.C. Harvey CD to LCol I.M-E. Bégin CD
  • Change of Pace Stick: 2020 – CWO (RSM) J.M.G. Angel MMM CD to CWO (RSM) J.A.N.S. Leduc CD

4th Regiment (GS) RCA

  • Change of Command: 9 July 2020 – LCol M.P. Williams CD to LCol R.A.H. Nicholson OMM CD
  • Change of Pace Stick: November 2020 – CWO (RSM) D.E. Milligan MMM MSM CD to CWO (RSM) D.L. Robichaud MMM CD

1st (Halifax-Dartmouth) Field Regiment RCA

  • Change of Command:
  • Change of Pace Stick:

2nd Field Regiment RCA

  • Change of Command:
  • Change of Pace Stick:

3rd Field Regiment (The Loyal Company) RCA

  • Change of Command: 13 December 2020 – LCol W. Leblanc CD to LCol R. Saunders CD
  • Change of Pace Stick:  May 2020 – CWO (RSM) K. McLean CD to CWO (RSM) Bergeron CD

5th (British Columbia) Field Regiment RCA

  • Change of Command: 25 April 2020 – LCol B.Y. LeBlanc CD to LCol M.J. Lomax CD
    Change of Pace Stick: 7 October 2019 – CWO (RSM) Dadds CD to CWO (RSM) C. Roberts CD

6e Régiment d’Artillerie de campagne ARC

  • Change of Command: 19 September 2020 – LCol C. Bérubé CD to LCol D.A.P. Côté CD
  • Change of Pace Stick:

7th Toronto Regiment RCA

  • Change of Command:
  • Change of Pace Stick:

10th Field Regiment RCA

See 38 ATG

11th Field Regiment RCA

  • Change of Command: 24 October 2020 – LCol G.M. McQueen CD to LCol M.A. Ortiz-S0sa CD
  • Change of Pace Stick: 2021

15th Field Regiment RCA

  • Change of Command: 23 May 2020 – LCol J.P.P. Lajoie CD to LCol N.J. Watts CD
  • Change of Pace Stick: 2018 – CWO (RSM) G.M. Dempsey CD to CWO (RSM) R. Garrett CD

20th Field Regiment RCA

  • Change of Command:
  • Change of Pace Stick: 22 February 2020 – CWO (RSM) Baker CD to CWO (RSM) R.F. Garrett CD

26th Field Regiment RCA

See 38 ATG

30th Field Regiment RCA

  • Change of Command:
  • Change of Pace Stick:

42nd Field Regiment RCA

  • Change of Command: 5 October 2019 – LCol G.J. Hardwick to LCol J.A. Causey CD
  • Change of Pace Stick: 12 May 2019 – CWO (RSM) P.J. Thibault CD

49th (Sault Ste Marie) Field Regiment RCA

  • Change of Command:
  • Change of Pace Stick:

56th Field Regiment RCA

  • Change of Command:
  • Change of Pace Stick:

62e Régiment d’Artillerie de campagne ARC

  • Change of Command:
  • Change of Pace Stick:

20th Independent Field Battery RCA

  • Change of Command: 18 August 2020 – Maj N. Barber CD to Maj R.L. Mein CD
  • Change of Pace Stick: 2017 – MWO (BSM) G.J Wittebolle CD to WO (BSM) A. Jackson CD

84th Independent Field Battery RCA

  • Change of Command:
  • Change of Pace Stick:

116th Independent Field Battery RCA

See 38 ATG

38th CBG Artillery Tactical Group

  • Change of Command: 13 September 2020 – LCol S.K. Fortin CD to LCol M.G. Wilson CD
  • Change of Pace Stick: 26 October 2019 – CWO T.M. Appel CD to CWO C.E. Lelond CD
  • 26th Fd Regt New Years Levée (Brandon): 1 January 2021

The Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery School

  • Change of Command: 2019 – LCol N. Roby CD to LCol K. Haire CD
  • Change of Pace Stick:

Royal Canadian Artillery Band

  • Change of Command:
  • Change of Pace Stick:

Royal Canadian Artillery Museum

Home Station RCA

  • Change of Command: July 2019 – LCol D.G. McIntyre CD to LCol R.J. Lyttle CD
  • Change of Pace Stick:

Miscellaneous Activities

  • Ottawa Gunners Monthly Stand-up Lunch (Army Officers’ Mess): 3rd Thursday of every month
  • Ottawa Gunners St Barbara’s Day Beer Call:
  • Ottawa Gunners St Barbara’s Day Reception:
  • RCA Reunion (Home Station): July 2021

Unit Birthdays

  • The Royal Canadian School of Artillery: 30 January 1940
  • 20th Independent Field Battery RCA: 1 February 1908
  • 15th Field Regiment RCA: 2 February 1920
  • 20th Field Regiment RCA: 2 February 1920
  • The Royal Canadian Artillery Band: 20 February 1969
  • 11th Field Regiment RCA: 24 March 1880
  • 7th Toronto Regiment RCA: 1 April 1942
  • 26th Field Regiment RCA: 1 April 1908
  • 62e Régiment d’artillerie de campagne ARC: 1 April 1946
  • 116th Independent Field Battery: 1 April 1946
  • 5e Régiment d’artillerie légère du Canada: 6 May 1968
  • 4th Regiment (GS) RCA: 9 May 1905
  • 30th Field Regiment RCA: 9 May 1905
  • 3rd Field Regiment (The Loyal Company) RCA: 28 May 1869
  • Home Station RCA: 25 June 1934
  • 10th Field Regiment RCA: 3 July 1905
  • 6e Régiment d’artillerie de campagne ARC: 1 August 1899
  • 2nd Regiment, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery: 7 August 1950
  • The Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery: 10 August 1883
  • 1st (Halifax-Dartmouth) Field Regiment RCA: 10 September 1869
  • 56th Field Regiment RCA: 28 September 1866
  • 84th Independent Field Battery RCA: 4 October 1878
  • 42nd Field Regiment (Lanark & Renfrew Scottish) RCA: 5 October 1866
  • 5th (British Columbia) Field Regiment RCA: 12 October 1883
  • A and B Batteries of Garrison Artillery and Gunnery Schools (A & B Battery RCHA): 20 October 1871
  • 49th (Sault Ste Marie) Field Regiment RCA: 15 November 1913
  • 2nd Field Artillery Regiment RCA: 27 November 1856
  • 1st Regiment, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery: 1 December 1898

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