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Joint Task Force West

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Joint Task Force West is the new command and control organization prepared to respond to any defence security, or emergency requirement in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba. It is primed to assemble Army, Navy and Air Force personnel, civilian authorities and allied forces and agencies in very short order.

The military, upon request from provincial authorities, will conduct domestic operations to protect and defend Canadians. These threats may include: forest fires, floods, environmental hazards and terrorist actions.

Canada Com Joint Task Force Regions

The six new regional Joint Task Forces that make up Canada Command (Canada COM) were created to address the realities of the new international security environment facing Canada placing greater emphasis on the defence of Canada and North America.

JTFW - Main Effort