The Glen: Winter 2022 - Volume 10 Issue 1 This issue of The Glen celebrates the platinum jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, explores the origins and evolution of the Glenworple song, and includes a career history of Regimental Piper Alf Miller along with a wide range of updates from the Highlanders.
The Glen: Winter 2021 - Volume 9 Issue 1 This issue of The Glen reflects on the gas attacks carried out by the Germans during the 2nd Battle of Ypres on 22 April 1915 and in retrospect, compare the impacts of poison gas attacks and the subsequent Spanish Flu with the influences on
The Glen: Fall 2019 - Volume 8 Issue 1 This edition of the Glen Magazine is dedicated to the 75th Anniversary of our brave and successful Battalion of Heroes in 1944. Not until they hit the shores of Normandy on 5 July 1944 did the 1st Battalion of The Calgary Highlanders get into
HCol Robert James Sinclair Gibson, CLJ, MMLJ (August 2001-2010) Robert J.S. (Bob) Gibson was born in Bentley, Alberta, in 1946, the eldest son of a homesteader farming near Rocky Mountain House, and was raised in a number of Alberta towns. By his fifth birthday, Gibson's father had become employed with the
LCol Henry Vincent O’Connor passed away on 20 March 2021 at the age of 91 years. Born in 1929, he began his military career while attending St. Mary’s High School when he joined the Royal Canadian Army Cadets. After three years in cadets he became a cadet instructor with the 19th
Jack Whyte passed away at the Kelowna Hospice House on February 22, 2021, with his wife of over 50 years, Beverley, at his side. He leaves to mourn his loss a large extended family. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, there will be no service at this time. In lieu of flowers, to honour Jack's memory,
The Glen: Fall 2018 - Volume 7 Issue 2 This issue of The Glen is the first under the watchful eye of CWO Kent Griffiths and LCol. Lee Villiger who have stepped up to the challenge on behalf of the Regimental family to continue the fine tradition started back in 1939 so that
New Website Our new website has finally been launched and combined with our other social media sites we hope to communicate information to the Regimental Family and provide a focal point for information. The content of the old website is being converted into the new format and will be completed in the
Basic Mortar Training Members of the Calgary Highlanders, instructed by members of 20th Field Regiment and 20th Independent Field Battery participated in the Infantryman Basic Mortar Course outside Mewata Armoury on September 29th, 2018.
Change of Command On the 15th of September 2018 LCol Simon Cox, CD turned over command of the Calgary Highlanders to LCol Ryan Palmer, CD. Col Eppo van Weelderen Commander of 41 Canadian Brigade Group oversaw the event, along with Honourary Col Lauchlan Currie and other family, friends and guests. During the