The Canadian Defence Advisor (CDA) is to represent the interests of the Department of National Defence in the Republic of South Africa and the other countries to which he is accredited. He advises the Canadian Heads of Mission in all countries of accreditation on military matters and reports to the National Defence Headquarters in Ottawa on all matters of military and security interest in the region.
The CDA Pretoria is presently accredited to the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
Canadian Defence Advisor: Colonel Richard Milot
Phone: +27 (0)12 422-3051
Assistant Canadian Defence Advisor: Sergeant Chris Radcliff
Phone: +27 (0)12 422-3005
Please note: the dialling code for South Africa is 27 plus the area code for Johannesburg -11; Pretoria 12 and Cape Town 21.
You can obtain more information on the Canadian Forces on the Internet.