Regimental Calendar2020-08-10T18:26:13+00:00

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: 4 Sept 2020 (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 & 09 June 2020, 25 September 2020
  • Artillery Council Meetings: TBA
  • RCA Association Board of Directors Meetings: 5  Aug 2020, 16 Oct 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 Sept, 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

Unit Activities

1 RCHA

  • Change of Command: 18 June 2020 LCol Ryan Stimpson to LCol David Brassard
  • 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 2019 

5 RALC

  • Change of Command: 2021
  • Change of Pace Stick: 2020

4th Regiment (GS) RCA

  • Change of Command: 9 July 2020 – LCol P. Williams CD to LCol R.A.H. Nicholson OMM CD
  • Change of Pace Stick:

1st (Halifax-Dartmouth) Field Regiment RCA

  • Change of Command:
  • Change of Pace Stick:

2nd Field Regiment RCA

  • Change of Command:
  • Change of Pace Stick:
  • Troops Dinner:  TBA

3rd Field Regiment (The Loyal Company) RCA

  • Change of Command: 7 September 2019
  • Change of Pace Stick:  May 20 CWO (RSM) McLean to MWO (RSM) Bergeron

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:

6e Régiment d’Artillerie de campagne ARC

  • Change of Command:
  • Change of Pace Stick:

7th Toronto Regiment RCA

  • Change of Command:
  • Change of Pace Stick:
  • Soldiers’ Christmas Dinner: TBA

10th Field Regiment RCA

See 38 ATG

11th Field Regiment RCA

  • Change of Command: 24 Oct 20 (TBC) LCol McQueen to 
  • Change of Pace Stick:

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:

20th Field Regiment RCA

  • Change of Command: 13 Jun 20 Maj Barber to Maj Mein
  • Change of Pace Stick: 22 Feb 20 CWO (RSM) Baker to MWO (RSM) Moggey

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 – 05 October 2019
  • Change of Pace Stick – 12 May 2019

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:
  • Change of Pace Stick:

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 Sep 20 LCol Fortin to Maj G. Wilson
  • Change of Pace Stick:
  • 26th Fd Regt New Years Levée (Brandon): 1 January 2020

The Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery School

  • Change of Command: 2021
  • 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:
  • 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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