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

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

Chief Warrant Officer Joel Pedersen is participating in the 2019 Canada Army Run

Army Run is Canada’s run, says Indigenous ambassador

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan — For Chief Warrant Officer Joel Pedersen, Sergeant Major of the 38 Canadian Brigade Group Battle School and the Indigenous Advisor to the Brigade Commander, the Canada Army Run (CAR) half-marathon is nothing new. In fact, CAR 2019 will be his fourth time participating. What is new is the title he will carry at this year’s event: Indigenous Ambassador.
September 19, 2019

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