As a Highland Regiment, The Calgary Highlanders must maintain standards in many areas of endeavour. Skill at arms is primary for an infantry regiment, but there are many secondary considerations. For example the musical talents of the Regimental Pipes and Drums are always taken quite seriously. The ability of the Regiment to keep its own stories alive also requires the skill of talented authors, poets and songwriters. The Regiment has not been idle in pursuing these goals, as the following examples will attest.