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Next Event:

Battalion, Advisory Board, & Association:

Kirk Parade and Change of Honoraries:

 Round 1:

What: Kirk Parade at 1st Presbyterian
Time: 1000 for 1025 seated in the Kirk, Bn see below
Grid: 61 Picardy Place next to Vimy Ridge Park
Cost: Nil

Round 2:
What: Change of Honorary Appointments
Time: 1300 for 1325 seated or upstairs at Minto
Grid: Minto Parade Square
Cost: Nil, but the Mess is open afterwards and it's your round !
Battalion: 2017 Spring training programme
 Some Important Dates for this year: 
 February 5 - Cams of C Kirk Parade at 1st Presbyterian

                          - Appointment of our new HCol, LCol (Ret'd) Buchanan
                   - Change of HCol from Bob Vandewater to Nick Logan

 Key Timings: 0900 Minto - Inspection
                        1000 Main Body departs Minto
                        1315 - Form up for Chg of Honoraries

 Association: Kirk Parade & Change of Honoraries as above

  Cameron Cadets: Remember to check the web page for upcoming events.

 The Cadets have raised some $34,000 towards their $44,000 goal to send 12 Cameron Cadets to Vimy for the 100th Anniversary of the storming of the Ridge in April of 1917. Details on how to help send them will be forthcoming shortly.


 Cameron Picasaweb Site is Closed Down for Good BUT !!!!

  The latest word is that the site is now complete on Google Photo. That's the good news. The not terribly great news is that the site manager (Secretary of the Association H O'Donnell) has not yet sorted out the public accessibility rights. He is currently trying to do so but has encountered technical difficulties. This site will be posted as soon as he can get it running for you.

Thank you for your patience.


The latest Oatmeal Rag, Issue #24, is now available:

  Oatmeal Rag Issue 24 November 2016

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

  Warning: This issue is HUGE because of the 
 size of the picture files inside.

               Order your copy of the new
 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

WO Patrice Vincent and Cpl Nathan Cirillo Donations Link
 Please read the details of the donations carefully !


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. 


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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