Regiments bearing Scottish names, their
ranks filled with men wearing the "bonnet, kilt, and feather"
have played an important part in Canadian military history whether they
fought as Scots in the British army with Wolfe, Amherst and Carleton in
the 1750's through to the American Revolution, or as Scottish Canadians
in defence of their own country.
Disbanded Highland soldiery settled in Canada over two hundred years ago
starting a military tradition founded on the strengths of their Scottish
heritage: bravery, devotion, and fortitude in distress. Today, according
to Stats Canada, there are over two million Canadians of Scottish