RCA History

The first regular units of the Canadian army, in the form of Garrison Artillery, formed on 20 October 1871. A Battery manned the fort in Kingston, Ontario, and B Battery manned the fort in Quebec City, Quebec. These batteries were the first regular elements of the Post-Confederation Canadian Army. This date represents the birthday of more »

Play Hard, Fight Hard: Sport and the Canadian Military

Play Hard, Fight Hard: Sport and the Canadian Military will run at the RCA Museum from 18 February 2019 to 24 April 2019. This is a temporary traveling exhibit produced by the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame in partnership with the Military Museums of Calgary. It contains artifacts and memorabilia that explore the relationship between sport and more »