3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment

Unit Identification

The Royal Canadian Regiment crest


"For Country"

Who We Are

3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment is a regular force light infantry battalion, part of the 4th Canadian Division's 2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group.

Join Our Team

Please do not hesitate to call or email our recruiter who will be pleased to answer any questions you may have and provide direction on how to apply to our Regiment.

Phone: 1-800-856-8488

Find a Regular Force Recruiting Centre near you.

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Command Team

  •  Commander: Lieutenant-Colonel Kris Reeves
  •  Sergeant Major: Chief Warrant Officer Jack Durnford MMM, CD

Our History

The Royal Canadian Regiment was formed as The Infantry School Corps on 21 December 1883. Since that date, the Regiment has been involved in nearly every conflict and operation which has seen the deployment of Canadian Forces units or personnel.

Find out more about this regiment’s history.


For information about the vehicles and weapons used by the Canadian Army visit our Equipment page.

Contact Us

3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment
Foulkes Barracks
PO Box 9999 Stn Main
Petawawa ON  K8H 2X3

Hours of Operation: Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m

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