Commodore (Cmdre) is the lowest flag officer rank in the Royal Canadian Navy of the Canadian Forces. It is equivalent to Brigadier General in the Canadian Army and Royal Canadian Air Force. It is junior to Rear Admiral and Major General, and senior to Captain and Colonel.
A wide gold band with executive curl is displayed on each sleeve of the service dress and mess dress. Shoulder boards and rank slip-ons have a single maple leaf, above which is a crossed sabre and baton surmounted by St Edward's Crown.
Dress uniform tunic - pre-2010
Cuff insignia - July 2010
Shoulder boards for:
.tropical white tunic,
.summer white mess dress
.2C shipboard mess dress
|Commissioned officer ranks of the Canadian Armed Forces|
|NATO rank code||Student Officer||OF-1||OF-2||OF-3||OF-4||OF-5|| OF-6
|Royal Canadian Navy||NCdt||A/SLt||SLt||Lt (N)||LCdr||Cdr||Capt (N)||Cmdre||RAdm||VAdm|| Adm
|Canadian Army||OCdt||2Lt||Lt||Capt||Maj||LCol||Col||BGen||MGen||LGen||Gen||Not used|
|Royal Canadian Air Force||OCdt||2Lt||Lt||Capt||Maj||LCol||Col||BGen||MGen||LGen||Gen||Not used|