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Les Fusiliers du St-Laurent
Country Canada
Branch Canadian Army
Type Line infantry
Part of 35 Canadian Brigade Group
Garrison/HQ RHQ – Rimouski, Quebec.
Motto(s) J'y suis en garde
March Rêves Canadiens
Engagements Boer War
World War I
Arras (1917)
Battle honours Châteauguay;[1] Defence of Canada – 1812–1815;[2] Arras, 1917[3]

Les Fusiliers du St-Laurent is a Primary Reserve infantry regiment of the Canadian Forces. It was first raised in 1869. From 1954 to 1968, as a reserve regiment, it also was given a subsidiary title as the 5th Battalion of the Van Doos. This association was ended in 1968.

The regiment is based in Rimouski, Quebec.



Site Date(s) Designated Location Description Image
Rimouski Armoury 65 Saint-Jean-Baptiste Street East 1910-11 Canada's Register of Historic Places; Recognized - 1991 Register of the Government of Canada Heritage Buildings Rimouski, Quebec
  • Housing Les Fusiliers du St-Laurent, this centrally located red brick structure's compact, solid volume creates a strong visual presence

Order of precedence

Preceded by
The Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders
Les Fusiliers du St-Laurent Succeeded by
Le Régiment de la Chaudière


  1. "War of 1812 Battle Honours". Department of National Defence. September 14, 2012. Retrieved September 17, 2012. 
  2. "The Creation of the Commemorative Theatre Honour and Honorary Distinction "Defence of Canada – 1812-1815 – Défense du Canada"". Department of National Defence. September 14, 2012. Retrieved September 17, 2012. 
  3. "Les Fusiliers du St-Laurent". Official Lineages Volume 3, Part 2: Infantry Regiments. Directorate of History and Heritage. October 2010. Retrieved September 17, 2012. 

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