Canada. Department of National Defence

Site: Barrie Armoury

Service: Grey and Simcoe Foresters

Description (Service) Canadian Armed Forces Army Reserve Unit 
  • army is the land component of the Canadian Armed Forces Primary Reserve 
  • 5 main categories of the army: armoured, artillery, infantry, field engineers, and combat/service support 
  • Reserve Unit is part-time often active on weekends and performs duties such as assisting in fighting floods or forest fires, searching for lost people, medical emergencies, UN tours, and participating in parades
Service Details
  • Office: hours vary, email for appointment 
  • Unit parades: Thu 7:30 pm-10:30 pm
Areas Served Grey County ; Muskoka District ; Simcoe County
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 57 year(s) 
  • Parental or legal guardian consent for those under age 18 
  • Canadian citizen  
  • minimum of Grade 10 High School Education (15 Ontario High School credits) 
  • good health and physical condition  
  • no obligations to the legal system
Application Email for information
Languages English - Reception, Website, Interpretation, Programs, Publications ; French - Reception
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location South end of Queen's Park
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Barrie Armoury
37 Parkside Dr
Barrie, ON L4N 1W8
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Intersection Parkside Dr and Park St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-728-3761, ext 4842
Primary Contact Vanessa David, Unit Recruiter; Email:

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