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Land Force Western Area Units

Land Force Western Area stretches from the Lakehead region of northwestern Ontario to the Western shores of Vancouver Island. At 2.9 million square kilometers, it's the largest Land Force area in Canada, larger than Europe, and home to over eight milion Canadians.

Known as the Army in the West, LFWA includes more than 12,000 soldiers and civilians. On this page, you will find each city in western Canada, sorted by province, that has an Army unit listed, along with the link to the unit .

Alberta

Saskatchewan

Manitoba

Ontario

 

British Columbia



British Columbia

Aldergrove

15th Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery

The Royal Westminster Regiment

Chilliwack

6th Field Squadron, Canadian Military Engineers

Area Support Unit Chilliwack

Comox/Courtney

The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's)

Esquimalt

4th Canadian Ranger Patrol Group Headquarters

Kamloops

The Rocky Mountain Rangers

Kelowna

The British Columbia Dragoons

Nanaimo

5th (BC) Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery

The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's)

New Westminster

The Royal Westminster Regiment

North Vancouver

6th Field Squadron, Canadian Military Engineers

Richmond

12 (Vancouver) Service Battalion

Trail

44th Field Squadron, Canadian Military Engineers

Vancouver

15 Field Artillery Regiment RCA Band

15th Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery

39 Canadian Brigade Group Headquarters

6 Intelligence Company

The British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught's Own)

The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada

Vernon

The British Columbia Dragoons

Victoria

11 (Victoria) Service Battalion

5th (BC) Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery

The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's)


Alberta

Calgary

14 (Calgary) Service Battalion

41 Combat Engineer Regiment (41 CER)

41 Canadian Brigade Group Headquarters

Area Support Unit Calgary

The Calgary Highlanders

The Kings Own Calgary Regiment (RCAC)

Edmonton

1 Area Support Group Headquarters

1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group HQ

1 Combat Engineer Regiment

1 Field Ambulance

1Garrison Military Police Company

1 Service Battalion

15 (Edmonton) Service Battalion

15 Military Police Company

1st Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry

20th Field Regiment, RCA, 61st & Headquarters Battery

3rd Battalion, Princess Patricias Canadian Light Infantry

742 Signal Squadron

41 Combat Engineer Regiment (41 CER)

Canadian Forces Base / Area Support Unit Edmonton

Dispute Resolution Centre

Lord Strathconas Horse (Royal Canadians)

Royal Canadian Artillery Band

The Loyal Edmonton Regiment (4th Battalion PPCLI)

The South Alberta Light Horse (RCAC), B Squadron

LFWA Area Simulation Centre

Lethbridge

18th Air Defence Regiment, RCA

Medicine Hat

The South Alberta Light Horse (RCAC), A Squadron & HQ

Red Deer

20th Field Regiment, RCA, 78th Battery

Suffield

CFB Suffield

British Army Training Unit Suffield

Defence Research Establishment Suffield

Wainwright

Land Force Western Area Training Centre

Canadian Forces Base / Area Support Unit Wainwright


Saskatchewan

Moose Jaw

The Saskatchewan Dragoons

Regina

16 (Saskatchewan) Field Ambulance

16 (Saskatchewan) Service Battalion

The Royal Regina Rifles

10th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA

Saskatoon

The North Saskatchewan Regiment

16 (Saskatchewan) Service Battalion

16 (Saskatchewan) Field Ambulance

Prince Albert

The North Saskatchewan Regiment


Manitoba

Shilo

1st Regiment, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

2nd Battalion, Princess Patricias Canadian Light Infantry

731 Signal Squadron

Canadian Forces Base / Area Support Unit Shilo

Winnipeg

17 (Winnipeg) Field Ambulance

17 (Winnipeg) Service Battalion

38 Canadian Brigade Group Headquarters

The Fort Garry Horse

The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada

The Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Brandon

26th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA


Ontario

Kenora

116th Independent Field Battery, RCA

Thunder Bay

18 (Thunder Bay) Field Ambulance

18 (Thunder Bay) Service Battalion

The Lake Superior Scottish Regiment