Regimental Family



Meet the Regimental Family

The 7th Toronto Regiment, RCA is part of the broader Family of the Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery. Within Toronto, the Regimental Family includes:

The different constituents of the Regimental Family work together to develop and generate capabilities that will sustain the Regiment in operations, assume excellence in leadership, nurture the family institution, connect with Canadians, and celebrate the 7th Toronto Regiment’s rich history and tradition.

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Our Honoraries

Honorary Colonel Lieutenant-Colonel (ret’d) Barry Downs, CD

HCol Downs became the Honorary Colonel of the 7th Toronto Reg’t, RCA on 22 May 2017.  LCol (retd) Barry Downs was born in Toronto, Ontario, on June 21 1946 at St. Michaels Hospital, and born into a 5 person family, with 1 brother and 1 sister. He is currently married to his wife Judy of 42 years.


Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel Mark Clearihue

HCol Mark Clearihue was born near Owen Sound, grew up in New Jersey and recently retired after a successful career in the banking industry.  He was appointed Honorary Lieutenant Colonel of the Regiment by Ministerial Order in October 2016.