is Canada's senior highland regiment, having been formed in
1862. An active militia regiment, it operates as
a reserve unit in the Canadian Armed Forces, training soldiers
be called upon in times of emergency, or for peace-keeping
must be at least seventeen years of age, Canadian citizens,
in good health, and must meet enlistment criteria.
requires one weekend each month from May to September,
a minimum of two weeks during the summer. The Cadet Corps
attracts teenage students, and there are many youth oriented
activities for them (such as drill, rifle training, orienteering,
communication techniques, etc.) The
Corps meet on Saturday mornings and are eligible for military
drumming, and highland dancing instruction is available free
of charge, in collaboration with the St. Andrew's Society
are available for various social functions and may be contacted
by calling 496-1686 #240.
Black Watch Armory
2067 Bleury Street,
Montreal, Quebec, H3A 2K2.
Tel: (514) 496-1686
Fax: (514) 496-2758
Representative on Council:
L/Col. Victor Chartier, OMM, CD, FTC (Ret)