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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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  • [What is your favourite part about being a Gunner?] My Favourite part about being a Serjeant in the artillery is being part of Halifax's oldest traditions. I also really enjoy working here at the Citadel as it helps people develop skills such as leadership, teamwork and communicaton. Sjt Alexander Wilson Employed Since 2011 #GunnersoftheCitadel #HumansoftheCitadel #Humansof

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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.