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Next Event:
Battalion: 2016 Fall training programme
 Some Important Dates for this year:

 October 21 – Cams of C Officers Mess Dinner

 November 18 – Scottish Gentleman’s Dinner

 November 26 – St Andrews Society Dinner

 December 9 – Cams of C All Ranks Carolling

 December 10 - Unit briefs / Men's Christmas Dinner & STAND DOWN

 January 21 – ROBBIE BURNS Dinner

 February 4- Cams of C Kirk Parade at 1st Presbyterian


 Association: Cameron Association Annual General Meeting: 19 Sept 2016

 
What: Finish off 2015-12016 business, elect the new Executive, Amend the Constitution or not, and Discuss the question of designing and building a monument to our Fallen. One does not exist at this time anywhere that we know of in this world.
 Friday Time: General membership 1930 for 2000 hrs kickoff of the AGM.

 Friday Grid: #4 St. James Branch Legion on Portage Ave.
 Cost: 2016-17 membership card or $10 per person
 Special Instructions: Pay your Annual dues if you don’t make it to the night !

  Cameron Cadets: Remember to check the www.407army.ca 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.
 

 Battalion, Advisory Board, & Association:

CHANGE OF RSM and Presentation of CD to HCol Bob Vandewater

 WHAT: Change of WITG RSM appointment from RSM Jim Seggie, MB, CD to RSM Chris Hayden, CD (Former FGH)
 Time: Seated NLT 0945 hrs  for 1000 hrs
 Date: 17 Sept 2016
 Grid: Minto Armouries Parade Square
 Dress: DEU 1A so those attending are allowed to wear their medals; suitable attire but for the Association mufti is recommended.

 
Cameron Association Annual General Meeting: 19 Sept 2016

 
What: Finish off 2015-12016 business, elect the new Executive, Amend the Constitution or not, and Discuss the question of designing and building a monument to our Fallen. One does not exist at this time anywhere that we know of in this world.
 Friday Time: General membership 1930 for 2000 hrs kickoff of the AGM.

 Friday Grid: #4 St. James Branch Legion on Portage Ave.
 Cost: 2016-17 membership card or $10 per person
 Special Instructions: Pay your Annual dues if you don’t make it to the night !

 

 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 #23, is now available:

  Oatmeal Rag Issue 23 July 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. 

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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