5th Canadian Division - Atlantic Canada

Unit Identification

Patch - 5 Cdn Div

5th Canadian Division Patch 

Faces of the 5th Canadian Division

MISSION: Ready Resources @ hand 

An Operation HONOUR Video

Brigadier-General Carl Turenne, Commander, 5th Canadian Division has ordered the production of this video in support of Operation HONOUR. 

The purpose of this video is to assist the 5th Canadian Division team eliminate harmful and inappropriate sexual behavior. It is now available for viewing on all 5 Cdn Div Social Media sites including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

Who we are

5th Canadian Division (5 Cdn Div) is one of the six major formations that report to Army Headquarters in Ottawa.

5 Cdn Div is comprised of both Regular Force and Primary Reserve units in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland & Labrador.  It is responsible for Canadian Army operations and activities throughout Atlantic Canada.

Formations and Units

In addition to three formations, 5 Cdn Div has a total of four Regular and 22 Reserve units, one combined Regular and Reserve Force unit, and five bands, situated in 30 separate communities throughout Atlantic Canada.

The current area strength is approximately 7000 personnel, comprising about

  • 2400 Regular Force members,
  • 3100 Reserve Force members,
  • 700 Canadian Rangers, and
  • 700 civilian personnel.

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Command Team

Brigadier-General D.A. Macaulay, OMM, MSM, CD

Brigadier-General D.A. Macaulay, OMM, MSM, CD

Chief Warrant Officer S.E. Croucher, MMM, CD

Division CWO
Chief Warrant Officer S.E. Croucher, MMM, CD

Contact Us

5th Canadian Division
PO Box 99000 Stn Forces
Halifax, NS  B3K 5X5

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