5th Canadian Ranger Patrol Group

Who We Are

5th Canadian Ranger Patrol Group (5 CRPG) is responsible for the area of Newfoundland and Labrador and reports to the 5th Canadian Division (5 Cdn Div).

It provides patrols for national security and public safety missions in sparsely populated northern, coastal and isolated areas of Newfoundland and Labrador. These areas cannot conveniently or economically be covered by other parts of the Canadian Armed Forces.

Canadian Rangers in 5 CRPG are involved in activities such as coastal patrols and aiding in emergency situations. There are 12 Canadian Ranger Patrols located across Labrador and 20 located on the island portion of the province.

Join Our Team

Contact the Canadian Ranger Sergeant in your community. Information is located under Contact Us

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Command Team

  • Commanding Officer: LCol Andrew Heale
  • Sergeant Major: CWO Ray Murrin


For information about the vehicles and weapons used by the Canadian Army visit our Equipment page.

Contact Us

5th Canadian Ranger Patrol Group
P.O. Box 6000 Stn Main
Gander, NL
A1V 1X1
Phone: 709-256-1703
Fax: 709-256-1755

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