12e Régiment blindé du Canada (Milice)

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12e Régiment blindé de Trois-Rivières

12e Régiment blindé de Trois-Rivières, 574 rue St-François-Xavier, Trois-Rivières, Québec

Join Our Team

Please do not hesitate to call us for more information. We would be pleased to review your resume, and have you visit us for a tour of our unit.

Our Team Recruiter

Name: Sergeant Sébastien Rancourt
Phone: 819-371-5290 Ext. 2740
Email: Sebastien.Rancourt@forces.gc.ca

Or contact

Phone: 1-800-856-8488
Find a recruiting centre near you.

When We Train

We train Tuesday evenings (Sept to May) 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. and muliple weekends per month. (Fridays 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., and Saturday/Sunday 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.)

Part-time summer jobs are available.

 Authorized strength: 170 military members

Trades In Our Unit




See a complete list of Vehicles and Weapons.

Who We Are

12e Régiment blindé du Canada (12e RBC) in Trois-Rivières is a Canadian Armed Forces Reserve reconnaissance unit that is part of 35 Canadian Brigade Group. Its armoury, which is over 100 years old, is located in the heart of Old Trois-Rivières. The unit is made up of members from the Trois-Rivières area, and its authorized strength is 123 members.

Benefits of Joining

When you join our unit, you will receive competitive pay for your part time or full time work as well as be eligible for on the job training that could benefit you in civilian life. Also, there are medical, dental and educational benefits available to Army Reservists.

Here are all the details:

Command Team

  • Commanding Officer: Lieutenant-Colonel Bruno Bergeron, CD
  • Sergeant-Major: Chief Warrant Officer Dominique Plourde, CD

Contact Us

12e Régiment blindé de Trois-Rivières
General Jean-Victor Allard Armoury
574 Saint-François-Xavier Street
Trois-Rivières, Québec
G9A 1R6

Phone: 819-371-5290


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Our History

 The official history of 12e Régiment Blindé du Canada can be found at the Directorate of History and Heritage website.

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