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Message from the HONORARY LIEUTENANT COLONEL

“What is our legacy?”   GREETINGS HIGHLANDERS – SERVING SOLDIERS, FORMER SERVING MEMBERS AND MEMBERS OF OUR EXTENDED REGIMENTAL FAMILY   As a Wealth Advisor, I regularly ask clients to […]

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Message from the Commanding Officer

Hello Highlanders – We’re well into May now – and finally the weather has caught up with the calendar!   And the end of the Training Year is in sight.  Although […]

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Message from the Honorary Colonel

GREETINGS HIGHLANDERS – SERVING SOLDIERS AND FORMER ACTIVE AND ASSOCIATE MEMBERS OF THE REGIMENTAL FAMILY –     As we continue, amidst Covid related restrictions and related negative news, I want to […]

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Virtual Act of Remembrance 2021 – on YouTube (with subtitles)

Due to Covid-19, the 48th Highlanders of Canada conducted a small ceremony to enable our regiment to come together virtually and remember those who came before us. After the gas […]

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From your Regimental Association Executive

Our 48th Highlanders Regimental Association Group page on Facebook continues to attract a lot of users.  It is our main branch of the new Association.  Check back frequently… but DONT […]

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106th Anniversary of 2nd Ypres – Canada’s Baptism of Fire

Today is the 106th anniversary – to the exact day – of the gas attack against the Canadians during the 2nd battle of Ypres on April 24, 1915. It was […]

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MESSAGE FROM THE COMMANDING OFFICER

  Hello Highlanders – I trust this finds you well – or as well as you can be, in the midst of the third wave of the COVID-19 Pandemic, and […]

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104th Anniversary of the Battle of Arras

Have your days merged to the point where you look at the rubbish bin in the kitchen and think, “half full, must be Monday” ? It feels like that for me […]

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Message from the Padre

As I write this, many of us are marking Easter week and I can’t help but note that it was on an Easter Monday, April 9, 1917, that the Regiment […]

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Message from the Regimental Sergeant Major

As I write this first blog from the RSMs desk, I am reflecting on what has happened over the past year. Who would have thought as we collectively “took a […]

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From the 48th Highlanders Museum

This Day in History 1st Commanding Officer of 48th Highlanders Confirmed on 25 March 1892 The appointment of Lieutenant Colonel John Irvine Davidson as the first Commanding Officer of the 48th Highlanders was confirmed on […]

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MESSAGE FROM THE HONORARY LIEUTENANT-COLONEL

Highlanders, Latha math to our active unit and cadets, our veterans/former serving members, and our current serving and extended regimental family! Covid-19 has certainly provided us all with challenges. For […]

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Message from the COMMANDING OFFICER

Greetings Highlanders – We’re now four weeks into our weekly blog, and we’ve had blogs written by the HCol, the Regimental Association, and our Veteran’s Care Rep.  Upcoming you’ll see blogs […]

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48th Highlanders Veterans Services Team – An Introduction

By: Sgt Al Kowalenko, OMC (Retd) I am pleased to write this blog about our 48th Veterans Services Team and to connect with all Highlanders of our Active Battalion, former serving […]

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Message from the HONORARY COLONEL

GREETINGS HIGHLANDERS – SERVING SOLDIERS, FORMER SERVING MEMBERS, AND MEMBERS OF THE EXTENDED REGIMENTAL FAMILY –    As I write my first contribution to the weekly blog, I am reminded that […]

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Regimental Association Sitrep 1/21

As you must have noticed by now, as of January 2021 we have a new Regimental  Association!  About 500 of you have already asked to join through the 48th Highlanders […]

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From The RSM’s Desk – Blog #2:

Hello Highlanders, As I write this blog, we are closing out another training year and beginning to look forward to the summer months and the fall training cycle. This has […]

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Congratulations to Band Sergeant Major (BSM) Murray on receiving his commendation!

BSM Murray has been serving in 48th Highlanders for 41 years.

Upon his retirement from CAF, to thank him for his commitment, maintaining high standard of music, dress and deportment in the military band, BSM Murray has received commendation from the commanding officer.

Congratulations BSM Murray and we wish you the best!



Félicitations au sergent-major de musique (BSM) Murray pour avoir reçu sa mention élogieuse !

BSM Murray sert dans le 48th Highlanders depuis 41 ans.

À sa retraite des FAC, pour le remercier de son engagement, de maintenir des normes élevées de musique, de tenue et de comportement dans la fanfare militaire, BSM Murray a reçu les éloges du commandant.

Félicitations BSM Murray et nous vous souhaitons le meilleur!
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Congratulations to MWO Lang on receiving his commendation from the 32 Canadian Brigade Group!

MWO Lang exhibited outstanding leadership, taking on the role of acting officer in charge. Although tasked outside of trade, MWO Lang confirmed an understanding of assigned duties, completing all tasks and maintained professional outlook.

Congratulations on your commendation MWO Lang!



Félicitations à l'Adjum Lang pour avoir reçu sa mention élogieuse du 32e Groupe-brigade du Canada!

L'Adjum Lang a fait preuve d'un leadership exceptionnel, assumant le rôle d'officier responsable par intérim. Bien qu'ayant été affecté à l'extérieur du commerce, l'Adjum Lang a confirmé qu'il comprenait les tâches assignées, accomplissait toutes les tâches et maintenait une perspective professionnelle.

Félicitations pour votre mention élogieuse Adjum Lang!
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Congratulations to Bravo Company, 4 Platoon (represented by Sergeant Kowalenko) on receiving South Africa trophy!

South Africa trophy is awarded to those who had top attendance and performance throughout the fiscal year within the regiment.

However due to COVID-19 situation this year, it was changed to an award for top platoon who has marched the longest distance on the regimental ruck march challenge.

Congratulations B Company, 4 Platoon, represented by Sergeant Kowalenko!



Félicitations à la Compagnie Bravo, 4e Peloton (représenté par le Sergent Kowalenko) pour avoir reçu le trophée de l'Afrique du Sud !

Le trophée d'Afrique du Sud est décerné à ceux qui ont eu les meilleures performances et assiduités tout au long de l'année fiscale au sein du régiment.

Cependant, en raison de la situation du COVID-19 cette année, il a été remplacé par un prix pour le peloton supérieur qui a parcouru la plus longue distance lors du défi de marche ruck régimentaire.

Félicitations Compagnie B, 4 Peloton, représentée par le Sergent Kowalenko!

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Congratulations to Master Corporal Blair on receiving Carpenter award!

Carpenter award is presented annually to the outstanding service support personnel in the regiment! They are in the back making sure the regiment's trainings and anything the regiment needs are all there when needed!

Once again, congratulations Master Corporal Blair!



Félicitations au Caporal-chef Blair pour avoir reçu le prix Carpenter!

Le prix du charpentier est décerné chaque année au personnel de soutien de service exceptionnel du régiment! Ils sont à l'arrière pour s'assurer que les entraînements du régiment et tout ce dont le régiment a besoin sont là en cas de besoin !

Encore une fois, félicitations Caporal-chef Blair!

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