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Jim Gervais
Allegiance  Canada
Service/branch Canadian Army Flag.svg Canadian Army/Canadian Forces
Rank Lieutenant General
Commands held Commander, Mobile Command
Awards Commander of the Order of Military Merit
Canadian Forces Decoration

Lieutenant-General J. C. "Jim" Gervais CMM, CD was the Commander, Mobile Command of the Canadian Forces.

Military career

Born at Rouyn-Noranda and educated at the University of Ottawa, Gervais graduated from the Royal Military College of Canada in 1962.[1] He later attended the Royal Military College of Science in the United Kingdom.[2]

He was appointed Commander of 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group at Valcartier and then Chief of Personnel and Senior Appointments at National Defence Headquarters.[2] In 1991 he was appointed Commander, Mobile Command in which role he carried out a restructuring of the Land Forces.[2]

In retirement he became Deputy Secretary for Honours to the Governor-General of Canada.[2] In 2008 he became Chairman of Northern Gold Mining.[2]


Military offices
Preceded by
Kent Foster
Commander, Mobile Command
Succeeded by
Gord Reay
(as Chief of the Land Staff)

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