6 Intelligence Company (6 Int Coy)

6 Intelligence Company (6 Int Coy) is a line unit that falls directly under 3rd Canadian Division Command which is headquartered in Edmonton, AB. We are a Company that is divided into three platoons which are located in Vancouver, Winnipeg, & Edmonton. Our members are recruited from other military trades as well as from various civilian organizations.

Upon completing their Basic Military Qualification or Basic Officer Qualifications, members will complete the QL5A Int Op (Intelligence Operator) or BIOC (Basic Intelligence Officer Course) training at the Canadian Forces School of Military Intelligence in Kingston, ON.

What We Do

The Canadian Forces employs Reserve Intelligence Operators & Intelligence Officers who train regularly to augment their Regular Force counterparts in order to support domestic & foreign missions at the tactical,  operational, and strategic levels.

Military Intelligence staffs are primarily tasked with analyzing the enemy threat, weather & terrain while keeping their commander and other friendly forces informed of the constantly changing situation. Intelligence branch members collect information from a variety of sources, and then process and disseminate it through various products.

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Command Team

  • Commanding Officer - Major A.G.H. Carleton
  • Deputy Commanding Officer - Captain  R.D. Croston
  • Sergeant Major - Master Warrant Officer D.G. Hyde 

Join Our Unit

We train:

  • On Wednesday evening’s from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm (local time)
  • An average of one weekend per month
  • One week long training exercise during the summer

The skills you will learn are:

  • Information management
  • IT skills
  • Research & writing 
  • Briefing/ public speaking
  • Terrain analysis
  • Tactics - Canadian and foreign
  • Foreign weapons training
  • General military skills including:
    • fieldcraft,
    • marksmanship,
    • navigation,
    • first aid,
    • radio communications,
    • drill,
    • survival and
    • leadership training.

You can contact us by email.


For information about the vehicles and weapons used by the Canadian Army visit our Equipment page.

Platoon Locations

  • 4 Platoon
    Jericho Garrison
    4050 West 4th Ave
    Vancouver, BC
    V6R 1P6
  • 5 Platoon
    17 Wing Building 66 East Street
    Winnipeg, MB
    R3J 3Y5
  • 6 Platoon
    Jefferson Armouries
    11630-109 Street
    Edmonton, AB
    T5G 2T8



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