1. Introduction

Who We Are

The Friends of the Ashton Armoury Museum (The Friends) is a non-profit Society registered as a charitable society with Canada Revenue Agency.

The purposes of “The Friends”  is to:

  1. promote and stimulate interest in, and give support to the Lieutenant General E.C. Ashton Armoury Museum;
  2. encourage and support research into and study of Canadian Military History; and
  3.  promote and assist in fund raising for specific purposes and initiatives which may be agreed to by the Society and the Museum from time to time.

Click here to view the Society’s Constitution and Bylaws

What We Do

Society volunteers assist the Museum Director to:

  1. 0perate and maintain Museum’s vintage vehicle fleet
  2. manage and maintain  Museum artifacts displays.
  3. conduct Museum tours and educational outreach programs

Administer Museum website and Facebook page; and

Conduct fundraising activities

Executive Committee (2018)

President: Chris Preston

Vice President: Wayne Dauphinee

Secretary: Diane Braun

Treasurer: Doug Braun

Director: Ronnie Tory

Director: Paul MacNeil

Director: Peter Laursen


Meeting Proceedings

Annual General Meeting

January 2018

January 2017


Monthly Executive Committee 


June 2018

February 2018


February 2017

March 2017

April 2017

May 2017

September 2017

November 2017

December 2017

January 2018


Contact Us

Friends of Ashton Armoury Museum

724 Vanalman Ave

Victoria, BC V8Z 3B5

Email: thefriends@shaw.ca