What We Do

Programmes, Projects & Activities

In keeping with its purpose and mission, the Association is currently involved with the following activities:


  • Defence Policy
  • Job Protection
  • Effectiveness Report

History & Heritage

  • Publication of Volume III of The Gunners of Canada – the authorized history of The Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery 1967-2001
  • Support for the maintenance of the Canadian Corps Artillery Monument at Thélus France

Regimental Communications

  • Publication of The Royal Regiment’s monthly newsletter, “The Canadian Gunner News”
  • Management of The Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery Website

Assistance to Members of the Regimental Family

  • Gunner Peer Support (GPS) Program – emergency assistance to fellow Gunners
  •  Bursaries:
    • Lieutenant-Colonel Jack de Hart MC CD Bursary
    • Master Gunner E.M. “Chip” Evoy MM & Bar Bursary
    • Captain G.R.E. Nicholls Memorial Award for Post-Secondary Education
  • In cooperation with the RCA Regimental Fund, provision of a Christmas gift to deployed Gunners
  • Sponsorship of the TD Meloche Home and Automobile Insurance affinity program

Professional Development

  • Conduct of the RCAA Annual General Meeting in conjunction with the RCA Board
  • Participation in the Annual Conference of Defence Associations Institute conference on Defence and Security

Annual Meetings & Reports

Proceedings of the Annual General Meeting of the RCA Association are published in the Association’s Annual Report.  Annual Reports from 1949 to the present are available via the following links: