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

Relatives of the late Major Vern Taskey joined members of Edmonton’s 1 Service Battalion

1 Service Battalion salutes Army aviators

Edmonton, Alberta — A historic uniform on display at the headquarters of a Canadian Army logistics unit is a reminder of a time now past, when Army members could earn wings.
April 17, 2020

Chuck LaRocque and Gunner Kyle Timm

Ninety seconds, $50,000: Artillery Museum wins medals at auction

Shilo, Manitoba —It wasn’t Christmas, but Royal Canadian Artillery (RCA) Museum director, Andrew Oakden, received a special gift: medals once worn by legendary artillery officer Major-General Tom Strange.
February 21, 2020

Lighting of the Qulliq

A Hometown Hero’s welcome in Ottawa

Ottawa, Ontario —Inuk Elder, Qapik Attagutsiak, was recognized as a Parks Canada Hometown Hero at the Canadian Museum of History.  The Elder was commemorated for collecting bones in the Canadian Arctic during the Second World War.  The bones were then sent to southern Canada to make ammunition, fertilizer and aircraft glue to support Canada’s war efforts. 
February 4, 2020

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