Posted On April 06, 2019
Fusiliers du St-Laurent 150th anniversary
Issue date: April 6, 2019
With the motto J’y suis en garde (“I am on guard”), the Fusiliers du St-Laurent, based in Rimouski, Quebec, have served with distinction in many Canadian operations, at home and abroad, since their founding on April 9, 1869.
Fusiliers Mont-Royal 150th anniversary
Issue date: April 26, 2019
The Fusiliers Mont-Royal call home Montréal’s historic armoury on Pine Avenue. Founded on June 18, 1869, the regiment traces its heritage to earlier local militias. In 1879, it chose the motto, Nunquam Retrorsum (“Never backward”).
Princess Louise Fusiliers 150th anniversary
Issue date: June 7, 2019
Based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the Princess Louise Fusiliers were officially created on June 18, 1869. Not long after, the regiment was named in honour of Queen Victoria’s fourth daughter, who was Canada’s vice-regal consort at the time.