Join The Brockvilles Rifles
Talk to a recruiter today:
613-342-2755 x 2866.
Or in person at 144 King Street East, Brockville, ON, K6V 1C2
Tuesday: 8am-4pm and 7pm-9pm
Thursday: 8am-4pm and 7pm-9pm
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Evenings not applicable July to August.
The Brockville Rifles is an infantry unity of the Canadian Armed Forces Primary Reserves. The regiment is primarily made up of citizen soldiers from Leeds and Grenville Counties. The regiment has been a part of the community since 1866.
As a member of the Army Reserve, you can serve Canada part-time in your own community. The typical part-time work commitment is four evenings (Thursdays) and one weekend per month. During the summer, you will have the opportunity to attend short-term full time courses or taskings.
You may also take part in mission at home in Canada or overseas. In emergency situations or national incidents, the Reserve Force can be called in to active duty with the Regular Force – but as a Reservist, the choice to participate in any operation away from home is always yours.
Many Reservists have full-time careers outside the Canadian Armed Forces in a wide range of civilian occupations, while many are full-time students.
The Canadian military is one of the most highly trained and respected forces in the world. Above all, the Canadian Armed Forces values strength of character and team contributions. This means that regardless of your gender, religion or ethnicity, the Canadian Armed Forces invites you to be part of this team.
Pay and Benefits
Your pay as a Reservist is based on your job, rank and whether you work on a full or part time basis.
Base pay rates are well above minimum wage with regular increases based on time served. Current pay rates are available online at forces.ca.
Student Reimbursement Program
College or university fees up to $2000 per year for a maximum of $8000 are reimbursed to students in the Army Reserve. Conditions apply, talk to a recruiter for more details.
Dental and Medical Coverage
All Reservists have a dental and medical plan. Most students have a plan under their student unions, but those fees can be reimbursed to members of the Army Reserve.
Who Can Apply
- Be a Canadian Citizen and of at least age 16.
- Have completed at least Grade 10 or Secondaire IV (Quebec).
- Have parental consent if under the age of 18.
- Meet Canadian Armed Forces medical standards.
- Successfully complete selection process, interview and examinations.
- Pass a physical fitness test.
The duty of an infantry officer is to command and lead soldiers as part of a team. Officers occupy various staffing positions involving; planning, training, intelligence, logistics and personnel administration. This option requires a university degree.
The duty of an infantry soldier is to participate in a team to complete a task. Infantry soldiers operate and maintain a wide range of weaponry, operate in adverse weather conditions and terrain and maintain a high standard of physical fitness.
Human Resources Administration
Complete duties related to human resources and administration in support of the Regiment.
Royal Military College or Regular Officer Training Plan
Are you interested in pursing a career in the Regular Force military after graduating highschool? You can start your career while in highschool with The Brockville Rifles Army Reserve. You will have a leg up on your peers as you will have completed your Basic Military Qualification before attending. Furthermore, you have the potential to earn more as you will have more experience than your peers.