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

A map of the Munitions Experimentation Test Centre

An exceptional refuge for many species

Trois-Rivières, Quebec — Amateur ornithologists set up nearby, equipped with cameras with telephoto lenses, in the hope of taking the best picture of a migratory bird in flight. The view of Lake Saint-Pierre is magnificent, and you can observe a variety of wildlife and plant species. No, it is not a national park, but the Munitions Experimentation Test Centre (METC). What a great place to work for environmental specialists!
November 15, 2019

Left to right, Master Corporal Daniel Lefebvre, Sapper Pavel Klimov, and Sergeant Jean Pelletier of 5 Combat Engineer Regiment stand with several of their Ukrainian counterparts in Kamianets-Podilskyi, Ukraine in June 2019.

Canadian Army Combat Engineers helping ‘bridge the gap’ in Ukraine

Kamianets-Podilskyi, Ukraine — Under the banner of Operation UNIFIER, Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel have been sharing their expertise in the name of building capacity within the Security Forces of Ukraine since 2015.
November 14, 2019

Video gameworld champion “missharvey”

A video game champion tests reality at Valcartier

Valcartier, Quebec — Stéphanie Harvey – known as “missharvey” by the international video gaming community – is a five-time world champion in the Counter-Strike shooter video game. In July 2019, she was at 2nd Canadian Division Support Base Valcartier to learn how to shoot with real weapons.
September 17, 2019

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