2nd Canadian Division - Quebec

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2nd Canadian Division (2 Cdn Div) is one of the five major formations to report to Army headquarters in Ottawa and includes all the Regular and Reserve units working within the Province of Quebec. Its role – like that of the other three similar regional Canadian Divisions in the country – is to provide versatile, combat­ ready land forces. 2 Cdn Div troops may be employed by the other commands for special, domestic and expeditionary operation.

Our Mission

The mission of 2 Cdn Div is to generate and maintain, at designated states of readiness, combat ready, multi-purpose land forces to meet Canada’s defence objectives, both at home and abroad. Members of 2 Cdn Div take part in continuous, challenging, individual and collective training to prepare them to achieve this mission.

Formations and Units

2 Cdn Div comprises four main formations acting under the command of the Area headquarters in Montreal:

2 Cdn Div also includes 2nd Canadian Ranger Patrol Group.

Browse Quebec units and formations.

Command team

Brigadier-General F.G. Carpentier

Commander: Brigadier-General F.G. Carpentier, CD

Chief Warrant Officer J.Y.E. Poissant

Division CWO: Chief Warrant Officer J.Y.E. Poissant, MMM, CD

Contact Us

2nd Canadian Division - Quebec
6560 Hochelaga East
Montréal, Québec  H1N 1X9

Phone: 514-252-2777, Ext. 6339 

Email: affairespubliques2divca@forces.gc.ca

News

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