34 Canadian Brigade Group

Unit Identification

34 Canadian Brigade Group Badge

"Fight, overcome or die"

34 Canadian Brigade Group (34 CBG) is an Army Reserve Formation of 2nd Canadian Division and is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec.

The 2000 Reservists, men and women, who make up 34 CBG come from all walks of life. They are all citizens of this country who have chosen to serve with pride with the Canadian Armed Forces and to dedicate a few hours every week and a few weeks every year serving the Canadian Reserves and Canada. 34 CBG is supported in carrying out its tasks by a team of more than 120 full-time personnel distributed among its units and headquarters.


Command team


Commander 34 Canadian Brigade Group, Colonel Christian Mercier


Christian Mercier

Sergeant Major 34 Canadian Brigade Group, Chief Warrant Officer Philippe Chevalier

Sergeant Major

Chief Warrant Officer
Philippe Chevalier

Our History

The militia has its origins in the colonial period. Over the years, it has always adapted to social, geographic and political changes in our society. Thus, following a November 1996 decision by the Government of Canada, the Reserve Force was restructured. The three districts that existed in Quebec at the time were reorganized into 34 Canadian Brigade Group (34 CBG) in Montreal and 35 Canadian Brigade Group (35 CBG) in Quebec City, effective 1 April 1997.

34 Canadian Brigade Group is made up of 15 units, nine of which are based on the island of Montreal. They include armoured, artillery, engineer, infantry, signals and medical units. There is also an armoured unit in Hull, an engineer squadron in Rouyn-Noranda, an infantry unit in Laval, a service battalion in Saint-Hubert and an infantry unit in Saint-Hyacinthe/Drummondville.


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Contact Us

34 Canadian Brigade Group Headquarters
6769 Notre-Dame Est
CP 4000, Succ K, Building 42
Montreal, QC, H1N 3R9
Phone: (514) 252-2777 ext. 4038


1420 Sainte-Catherine West, 3rd floor
Montreal, QC, H3G 1R3
Phone: 514-390-4999 ext. 4806
Fax: 514-390-4929

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