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Canadian Forces Base Montreal (also CFB Montreal or "Longue-Pointe" to members of 34 Brigade) is a Canadian Forces Base network located in Montreal, Quebec. Its official name is 2nd Canadian Division Support Base Valcartier, Detachment Montreal The address of CFB Montreal is 6769 Notre-Dame Street.
In 1994, the Canadian Forces Bases (CFBs) in Montreal and Saint-Jean were merged to create a new entity, an expanded CFB Montreal that included the Longue-Pointe, Saint-Hubert (Saint-Hubert), CFB Saint-Jean, Farnham and Saint-Bruno sites. In 1998, the mergers culminated in the amalgamation of CFB Montreal and CFB Valcartier into a new organization, 5 Area Support Group (now 2nd Canadian Division Suport Group).
On the Saint-Hubert site, 190 housing are available to military staff.
- CFB Montreal employs approximately 2,000 people, military and civilians.
- A lot of merchandise valued at several billio dollars are stored at CFB Montreal.
- All equipment purchased by the Canadian Armed Forces passes through CFB Montreal.
- CFB Montreal is the hub of the Canadian Army.
- Local spending impact : $200,598,000.
- Estimated local spending impacts (direct and indirect) : $223,210,000.
Units, formation and reserves forces
- 202 Workshop Depot (Corps of Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers)
- 25 CFSD (Canadian Forces Supply Depot)
- Army Equipment Fielding Centre
- 2nd Canadian Division
- 34 Canadian Brigade Group (Reserve) Headquarters, responsible for local units including:
- The Royal Canadian Hussars (Montreal) (Reserve) (armoured)
- The Canadian Grenadier Guards (Reserve) (light infantry)
- The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada (Reserve) (light infantry)
- The Royal Montreal Regiment (Reserve) (light infantry)
- Le Régiment de Maisonneuve (Reserve) (light infantry)
- Les Fusiliers Mont-Royal (Reserve) (light infantry)
- 34 Combat Engineer Regiment (Reserve) (Engineers)
The CFB Montreal newspaper
The Journal Servir is the official newspaper of CFB Montreal. It covers the military community west of Quebec (CFB Montreal and CFB St-Jean). Every second Wednesday, some 3,300 copies are distributed free of charge to CFB Montreal, Saint-Jean and elsewhere in the region covered.
- 2nd Canadian Division Support Group
- Montreal Garrison
- Le patron de la 2e Division du Canada, Stéphane Lafaut, devient sous-ministre à Québec
- GUIDE DE LA COMMUNAUTÉ MILITAIRE/Military Community Guidebook
- ARCHIVED Grass cutting at the Montreal Garrison (W0130-17M001/A)
- Une base militaire en plein cur de Montréal
- ASU Montreal
- Units and Formations - 2nd Canadian Division
- Journal Servir
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