4th Canadian Division - Ontario

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“Prepared in peace and war”

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MISSION: Ready

Who We Are

The 4th Canadian Division (4 Cdn Div) is one of the five major formations that report to Army headquarters in Ottawa. 4 Cdn Div is responsible to provide combat ready land forces in accordance with assigned tasks, conduct general purpose training in preparation for various land operations, and provide support services to other organizations as directed or as mutually arranged. It includes all Regular and Reserve Force units in Ontario, with the exception of a portion of North Western Ontario, which falls under 3rd Canadian Division (3 Cdn Div).

Our Mission

The mission of 4 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 4 Cdn Div take part in continuous, challenging, individual and collective training to prepare them to achieve this mission.

Formations and Units

4 Cdn Div is spread across 46 Ontario communities and comprises more than 13,000 men and women, including

  • 5,880 Regular Force members
  • 5,980 Reserve Force members
  • 620 Canadian Rangers
  • 1,140 civilian employees

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The Regular Force units (with members working full-time) are most commonly found on bases and sites across the province. The two largest concentrations are the 4th Canadian Division Support Base Petawawa in the Ottawa Valley and Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Kingston on the north shore of Lake Ontario.

The 4 Cdn Div Headquarters is found at the Denison Armoury on the grounds of Downsview Park in north Toronto.

Command Team

Commander, 4th Canadian Division

Commander: Brigadier-General C.J.J. Mialkowski, MSC, CD

Contact Us

4th Canadian Division Headquarters
The LCol George Taylor Denison III Armoury
1 Yukon Lane Toronto
Ontario, M3K 0A1

Phone: Switchboard: 416-633-6200 (Operator 0)

Media inquiries

Phone: 416-633-6200 ext. 5505

You can also contact a public affairs representative with a specific formation or unit.

Media Liaison Office: 1-800-377-0811

Hours of Operations: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

News

Lieutenant-Colonel Raymond Corby speaks about the Soldier Clothing and Equipment Modernization Trial

Uniform, camouflage and equipment modernization process marches on

Ottawa, Ontario — Some 600 soldiers at 4th Canadian Division Support Base (4 CDSB) Petawawa will soon be standing out as they help the Canadian Armed Forces test a new Canadian Disruptive Pattern (CADPAT) to help select a replacement camouflage for the current iconic woodland and arid CADPAT patterns.
September 4, 2019

The co-curators of the Governor General’s Foot Guards Regimental Museum stand among artifacts.

‘It’s always been a partnership’ for Foot Guards museum curators

Ottawa, Ontario — You could say Estelle Lane married the Governor General’s Foot Guards (GGFG) right along with her husband, Master Warrant Officer (Retired) Martin Lane, who was a member for 15 years, but the fact is, she became a part of the family even before the pair made it official in 1967.
August 13, 2019

Bald eagle

Species at risk in good hands at Ottawa’s Connaught Ranges and Primary Training Centre

Ottawa, Ontario — The Connaught Ranges and Primary Training Centre (CRPTC) in Southwest Ottawa is a major hub for military and police firearms training.
July 23, 2019

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