About us

Machine gun in action near Carpiquet July 1944
Cameron machine gun in action near Carpiquet July 1944


The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa Regimental Family consists of the Regiment, Association, Foundation, and affiliated Army Cadet Corps.

Some quick facts about us:

    • We trace our roots back to 1856.
    • Members of the Regiment or our antecedent regiments have served our country in all armed conflicts from the Northwest Rebellion to Afghanistan.
    • We are Ottawa’s Regiment and have the same motto as the City “ADVANCE.”
    • Camerons were the only Ottawa regiment to participate in the D-Day landings.
    • We have a secondary title “Duke of Edinburgh’s Own”.

See History for more information. Visit our Regimental Newsletters for recent activities.

If you have any questions or you just want to say “hello,” please contact us using the following form.


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