Dominion of Canada Rifle Association

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Dominion of Canada Rifle Association
Dominion of Canada Rifle Association (coat of arms).gif
Dominion of Canada Rifle Association Logo
MottoVis Unitas Fortior
(United Strength is Stronger)
FormationApril 1, 1868
TypeShooting organization
HeadquartersOttawa, Ontario
Official language
English
AffiliationsInternational Confederation of Fullbore Rifle Associations
Websitewww.dcra.ca

The Dominion of Canada Rifle Association (DCRA) (French: Association des Fusiliers du Dominion du Canada) was founded in 1868 and incorporated by an Act of Parliament 63-64 Victoria Chapter 99, assented to July 7, 1900, to promote and encourage the training of marksmanship throughout Canada.[1]

History[edit]

The DCRA erected a plaque in 1906 at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church (Ottawa) which is dedicated to Lt Colonel John MacPherson (1830-1906), who served as its treasurer for 36 years. [2]

The DCRA erected a memorial plaque at the DCRA building at the Connaught Ranges (Shirley's Bay) which is dedicated in memory of the members of the DCRA who gave their lives in Second World War.[3]

Provincial Rifle Associations[edit]

The provincial rifle associations are:[4]

Others

See also[edit]

Canada
International

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dominion of Canada Rifle Association - History Archived October 20, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "MacPherson memorial: Memorial 35059-139 Ottawa, ON". National Inventory of Canadian Military Memorials. Veterans Affairs Canada. Retrieved 3 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Dominion of Canada Rifle Association memorial (Second World War): Memorial 35062-006 Ottawa (Nepean), ON". National Inventory of Canadian Military Memorials. Veterans Affairs Canada. Retrieved 3 January 2017.
  4. ^ Provincial Rifle Associations

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