3rd Canadian Division - Western Canada

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With a mindset of ‘One Team, One Mission’, 3rd Canadian Division is currently focused on the following priorities:

The 3rd Canadian Division One Team is comprised of approximately 5,400 Regular Force soldiers, 4,800 Reserve Force soldiers, 1,400 DND civilian employees, and 900 Canadian Rangers. One of four operational commands of the Canadian Army, this command is responsible for all Canadian Army administration and operations in western Canada from the Pacific Ocean to Thunder Bay, Ontario, and is headquartered at 3rd Canadian Division Support Base Edmonton, Alberta.

In June 2013, Land Force Western Area was re-designated 3rd Canadian Division. The Division encompasses one Regular Force Mechanized Brigade Group, three Reserve Force Brigade Groups, one Division Support Group, one Division Training Centre, two Canadian Ranger Patrol Groups, an Intelligence Company, and a Military Police Regiment:

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Command Team

Chief Warrant Officer René Kiens

Division Sergeant-Major:
Chief Warrant Officer
René Kiens,
MMM, MSM, CD

Contact Us

 3rd Canadian Division Headquarters
700 Vimy Ave
Box 10500 Stn Forces
Edmonton, AB
T5J 4J5
780-973-4011 ext 8149
1-877-973-1944

News

Aviator (Basic) Jade Lefebvre stands among an assortment of hockey gear

Deployed to Latvia with hockey gear for cultural exchange events

Shilo, Manitoba — It was a hive of activity on a muggy Monday morning at the Kapyong Barracks on July 9, 2019 as about 130 soldiers began their six-month deployment on Operation REASSURANCE, with hockey gear and fishing rods packed along with their usual soldier gear.
August 27, 2019

A Canadian Army soldier with her young daughter.

Supporting those who serve: Effective soldiers need strong families

Edmonton, Alberta — While members of 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (1 CMBG) were working their way towards High Readiness, much was going on behind the scenes to ensure the soldiers and their families receive the support they need.
July 26, 2019

A member of Real Property Operations Unit (West) applies her crowbar to a fence demolitio.

Shilo soldiers give community centre outdoor facelift in Brandon, Manitoba

Brandon, Manitoba — Each year United Way Brandon embarks on a community project called Week of Caring, where the city identifies a community centre or like venue in need of volunteer support.
July 19, 2019

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