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Afghanistan: Atlantic Canada's role

Interactive Map: Atlantic Canada's contribution by the numbers

2,500 Canadian Forces members are deploying from across Canada to Afghanistan during the next six weeks. Of those, 1,160 are coming from Atlantic Canadian units, and of those, 240 are reservists. This mission contains the largest number of Atlantic Canadian reservists ever to be deployed on an overseas mission.

Atlantic Canada is contributing:
  • 710 soldiers from CFB Gagetown
  • 96 soldiers from other New Brunswick-based units
  • 290 soldiers from Nova Scotia-based units
  • 50 from Newfoundland and Labrador-based units
  • 14 from Prince Edward Island-based units

Breakdown of Canadian Forces personnel from Atlantic Area by Province (Source: National Defence - Current as of Jan. 10, 2007)

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Nova Scotia-Based Units
Unit Location # of Personnel
Land Force Atlantic Area Headquarters (LFAA)External Link will open in a new window Halifax, N.S. 11
LFAA (General)External Link will open in a new window Halifax, N.S. 3
4th Health Services Group (Atlantic) Halifax, N.S. 17
36 Canadian Brigade Group Headquarters (36 CBG)External Link will open in a new window Halifax, N.S. 5
1st Battalion, Nova Scotia Highlanders (36 CBG)External Link will open in a new window Central N.S. 18
2nd Battalion, Nova Scotia Highlanders (36 CBG)External Link will open in a new window Cape Breton, N.S. 11
Princess Louise Fusiliers (36 CBG)External Link will open in a new window Halifax, N.S. 23
West Nova Scotia Regiment (36 CBG)External Link will open in a new window Kentville, Windsor & Middleton, N.S. 19
1st Field Regiment (36 CBG)External Link will open in a new window Halifax, N.S. 19
45th Field Engineer Squadron (36 CBG)External Link will open in a new window Sydney, N.S. 4
35 Service Battalion (36 CBG)External Link will open in a new window Sydney, N.S. 1
3 Intelligence CompanyExternal Link will open in a new window Halifax, N.S. 8
30 Military Police CompanyExternal Link will open in a new window Sackville, N.S. (Halifax) 2
30 Health Service Centre Greenwood, N.S. 5
35 Field Ambulance Sydney, N.S. 1
14 WingExternal Link will open in a new window Greenwood, N.S. 105
12 WingExternal Link will open in a new window Shearwater, N.S. 4
Maritime Atlantic HeadquartersExternal Link will open in a new window Halifax, N.S. 35
HMCS PreserverExternal Link will open in a new window Halifax, N.S. 1
Total number of personnel from Nova Scotia-based units: 292
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New Brunswick-Based Units
Unit Location # of Personnel
CFB Gagetown-based units
2nd Battalion Royal Canadian RegimentExternal Link will open in a new window Gagetown, N.B. 402
4 Engineer Support RegimentExternal Link will open in a new window Gagetown, N.B. 161
3 Area Support Group Headquarters Gagetown, N.B. 104
42 Health Service Clinic Gagetown, N.B. 16
3 Military Police Company Gagetown, N.B. 11
210 AD Workshop Gagetown, N.B. 4
4 AD, 128 AD Battery Gagetown, N.B. 1
403 Helicopter Squadron Gagetown, N.B. 9
Total number of personnel from CFB Gagetown: 708
Other New Brunswick-based units
37 Canadian Brigade Group HQ (37 CBG) Moncton, N.B. 8
1st Battalion Royal New Brunswick Regiment (37 CBG)External Link will open in a new window Edmunston, Fredericton, Grand Falls, & Saint John, N.B. 21
2nd Battalion Royal New Brunswick Regiment (37 CBG) Miramichi, Bathurst, Campbellton, N.B. 8
3 Field Regiment (37 CBG)External Link will open in a new window Saint John & Woodstock, N.B. 10
31 Service Battalion (37 CBG)External Link will open in a new window Saint John, N.B. 7
8th Canadian Hussars (37 CBG)External Link will open in a new window Moncton & Sussex, N.B. 9
4 Air Defence RegimentExternal Link will open in a new window Moncton, N.B. 27
4 Air Defence, 119 AD BatteryExternal Link will open in a new window Moncton, N.B. 6
Total number of personnel from other New Brunswick-based units: 96
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Newfoundland-Based Units
Unit Location # of Personnel
1st Battalion, Royal Nfld Regiment (37 CBG)External Link will open in a new window St. John's, N.L. 18
2nd Battalion, Royal Nfld Regiment (37 CBG) Corner Brook, Grand Falls & Stephenville, N.L. 9
36 Service Battalion (37 CBG)External Link will open in a new window St. John's, N.L. 4
56 Field Engineer Squadron (37 CBG)External Link will open in a new window St. John's, N.L. 12
Canadian Forces Station St. John's St. John's, N.L. 2
9 WingExternal Link will open in a new window Gander, N.L. 4
5 Canadian Ranger Patrol GroupExternal Link will open in a new window Gander, N.L. 1
Total number of personnel from Newfoundland-based units: 50
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Prince Edward Island-Based Units
Unit Location # of Personnel
Prince Edward Island Regiment (36 CBG)External Link will open in a new window Charlottetown, P.E.I. 14
Total number of personnel from PEI-based units: 14
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