3rd Canadian Division - Western Canada

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With a mindset of ‘One Team, One Mission’, 3rd Canadian Division (3 Cdn Div) aligned with Strong, Secure, Engaged: Canada’s Defence Policy and is currently focused on:

For more than 100 years, the formations and units of Western Canada—and the 3 Cdn Div One Team—have made enormous contributions to achieve operational excellence at home and abroad. Currently, there are approximately 5,800 Regular Force soldiers, 5,300 Reserve Force soldiers, 3,000 Canadian Rangers and 1,000 DND Civilians employed under 3 Cdn Div command. One of four operational commands of the Canadian Army, 3 Cdn Div is responsible for all Canadian Army administration and operations in Western Canada from the Pacific Ocean to Thunder Bay, ON, with the exception of the Canadian Manoeuvre Training Centre in Wainwright, AB, which is administered by the Canadian Army Training and Doctrine Centre. 3 Cdn Div is headquartered at 3rd Canadian Division Support Base Edmonton (3 CDSB Edmonton).

3 Cdn Div encompasses the following formations:

Western Canadian Army locations

Command Team

Commander: Brigadier-General W.H. Fletcher

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. 8144

News

Canadian Ranger Laurie Charnell of the Ucluelet Canadian Ranger Patrol,

Canadian Rangers teach Enhanced Wilderness Survival

Coal Harbour, British Columbia — For members of 4th Canadian Ranger Patrol Group (4 CRPG), operating in austere environments is second nature. Rangers are the Canadian Armed Forces’ eyes and ears in isolated, northern, and coastal communities and know how to effectively work in a variety of conditions to assist with domestic missions, including search and rescue operations.
January 28, 2020

Canadian Army Reservist Sergeant Amelia Chia

Reservist joins Op IMPACT with ‘a strong sense of duty’

Surrey, British Columbia — Canadian Army Reservist Sergeant Amelia Chia recently bid farewell to the fifth-graders she teaches in her civilian career.
December 20, 2019

Master Corporal Chris Behnke

Reservist Medical Tech says teamwork saved lives in Iraq

Al Qari, Iraq — A Canadian Army Reservist serving on Operation IMPACT (Op IMPACT) in Iraq says timely medical interventions that recently saved the lives of one American and two Iraqi troops demonstrate the professionalism of the multinational team he is part of.
December 11, 2019

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