Join the South Alberta Light Horse! Email us at joinsalh@forces.gc.ca or Call 1-888-404-SALH (7254)

The South Alberta Light Horse is an Armoured Reconnaissance Regiment and part of the Canadian Forces Primary Reserve. We are part of the Medicine Hat, Lethbridge and Edmonton communities that are home to our two sabre squadrons.

Contact information for each of our locations is further down the page.  At anytime you can click on joinsalh@forces.gc.ca and send us your phone number.  One of our recruiters will get back to you shortly. We look forward to meeting you.

Our members are students, have regular jobs, or are small business owners and choose to spend some of their Wednesday evenings and weekends as soldiers in the Canadian Forces. Our Regiment has a long history in Alberta and we are proud to uphold the traditions of those that came before us.

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We are looking for people who have: A Sense of duty, honour, integrity, loyalty, discipline, and courage. 

We need people who want a challenge and desire to serve their country! 

We provide a wide variety of education, scholastic and employment opportunities.

Scholarship & Education Assistance
  • The SALH Foundation offers annual scholarships to serving members of the Regiment.
  • The Canadian Forces has a program to pay for portions of courses at a number of secondary educational institutes. Ask us if your program is eligible.
  • You can continue to attend school while serving as a member of the SALH. 
Pay & Travel
  • We offer you good pay combined with very flexible hours for part-time employment.
  • We also offer many full time employment opportunities during the year and many different employment options for the entire summer. 
  • Want to see the world or maybe just Canada? We have many opportunities if you want them, to serve in distant lands or across the country for short or longer periods. 
Personal Development
  • We will toughen up your mind and body and make you accomplish things you never dreamed you could.
  • We will also provide you the opportunity to grow and test yourself in many ways. Building confidence and personal fortitude is a reality as part of our Regiment.
  • We offer the chance to travel the world and operate some very sophisticated computer and weapons systems. We will train you in a variety of technical skills that will serve you very well in civilian life.
  • We will work to develop your leadership and confidence levels to make you ready to take on new challenges in life.
  • We are not looking for the biggest, strongest, roughest or toughest. We are looking for eager, energetic and highly motivated people with a willingness to learn and to aggressively challenge the unknown.
  • We want people who can commit to a fully integrated team environment. One where the individual comes second and where the mission always comes first.
  • We will toughen up your mind and body and make you accomplish things you never dreamed you could.
Jobs in the South Alberta Light Horse
Click on the following links below to see job descriptions for the various careers available in the SALH! 

How Can You Join Us?

Contact us at JOINSALH@forces.gc.ca

Alternatively you can contact our local recruiters as below:

Medicine Hat 
  • Cellular 1-403-836-9537
  • 1-888-404-SALH (7254)
  • Office 1-403-504-3775 extension 3777 or 1-403-310-ARMY (2769)
  • Direct and After Hours 403-712-0166
  • Application Assistance and Info Sessions Available Tuesday Evening at 7:00pm
  • Recruiting Office Hours: MONDAY – FRIDAY 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM - TUESDAYS 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM. SATURDAYS BY APPOINTMENT.
The Medicine Hat Recruiting Office is located by the main entrance at: 

Lt-Col M.E. Patterson Armoury
120 Cuyler Road SE
Medicine Hat, AB


Patterson Armoury


Lethbridge 

  • Direct and After Hours 403-694-1309
  • Office: 1-403-317-2370 or 1-403-310-ARMY (2769) 
The Lethbridge SALH recruiting office is located at:

Vimy Ridge Armoury
337 Stubb Ross Rd
Lethbridge AB

Vimy Ridge Armoury


Edmonton 
  • Direct and After Hours 780-652-1620
  • Office: 1-780-973-4011 extension 5345
The SALH Recruiting Office is located at:

Brigadier James Curry Jefferson Building
11630 - 109 Street NW
Edmonton, AB

Brig. James Curry Jefferson Armoury