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The passing of HCol Robert James Sinclair Gibson, CLJ, MMLJ

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

The passing of LCol Vince O’Connor

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

Passing of regimental bard, Jack Whyte

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,

Change of Command 15 Sept 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