Canadian Patronages and Military Regiments

July 18, 2012









Royal patronage is granted by a member of the Royal family in order to help bring recognition to the group’s achievements and to the contributions of different sectors of public life.

The Prince of Wales serves as Patron to seven Canadian organizations and as Colonel-in-Chief to eight different Military Regiments. In addition, as of May 2015, His Royal Highness was made Commodore-in-Chief of the Royal Canadian Navy’s Fleet Atlantic.

His Royal Highness also serves as Honorary Commissioner to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

Canadian Royal Patronages

Canadian Business for Social Responsibility
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum
Earth Rangers
The Regina Symphony Orchestra
The Royal Conservatory of Music
The Royal Hamilton Yacht Club
The Willowbank School of Restoration Arts

Canadian Regimental Positions (Colonel-in-Chief)

The Air Reserve of Canada
Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians)
The Irish Regiment of Canada
The Royal Winnipeg Rifles
The Royal Regiment of Canada
The Royal Canadian Dragoons
The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada
The Toronto Scottish Regiment (Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother’s Own)

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