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Halifax Citadel Regimental Association (HCRA)

The HCRA supports programming at the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada. Established on July 10, 1993, it is a non-profit, charitable organization which works in partnership with Parks Canada.The main focus of the HCRA's program is the re-enactment of the 78th Highland Regiment of Foot and the 3rd Brigade, Royal Artillery. This extensive living history program runs year-round for visitors to the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada.


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  • Calling all pipers! The Halifax Citadel is looking for bagpipers to join the regiment for 2017! Email your resume to [email protected]

  • [What is your favourite part of being a gunner?] I’d say my favourite part of being a gunner is kind of like how I said before about working with either the five-man crew or the two-man crew – how you kind of get a lot of options to do a lot of different things, and especially when you use all of the different guns around the fort, there are so many different kind of like little quirks to each gun, so it’s really fun using each one and learning how to use it and what’s the best way to use each one. Gunner Hannah Medley employed since 2015 #GunnersoftheCitadel #HumansoftheCitadel #Humansof



All donations received are used to bring history to life at the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada, by hiring young men and women to portray the British Garrison in Halifax at the time of our nation's birth.