38 Canadian Brigade Group

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PROGREDERE NE REGREDERE
 “Ever forward never back” 

38 Canadian Brigade Group (38 CBG) is an Army Reserve Formation of 3rd Canadian Division, headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba. 38 CBG comprises a Headquarters, located in Winnipeg, and 13 Army Reserve units distributed throughout Northwestern Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

Today, soldiers from 38 CBG are actively involved in their role as Canada’s citizen soldiers. Soldiers from 38 CBG are actively involved in their role as Canada’s citizen soldiers. Many proudly served during the Afghanistan War from 2001 to 2012.  The Brigade lost many former members where they started their military lives as young reservists - as well as one serving member in 2006 - Corporal Anthony Boneca of the Lake Superior Scottish Regiment.

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Command Team

Colonel G.A. Abthorpe


Bigade Commander
Colonel G.A. Abthorpe

Chief Warrant Officer Albert Boucher


Brigade Sergeant Major
Chief Warrant Officer Albert Boucher

Our History

38 CBG originated with the formation of the first western Military District in 1870, when Manitoba entered Confederation as a province. In remembering the past, 38 CBG units carry the honour of having received a total of ten Victoria Crosses awarded to its soldiers during times of war. This is the largest representation of VC winners of the three Western Reserve brigades.

Today’s recent history has the brigade reforming. 38 Canadian Brigade Group (38 CBG) was established on April 1,1997 after the amalgamation of the previous two districts—Manitoba Lakehead District and Saskatchewan District. 38 CBG comprises a Headquarters, located in Winnipeg, and 13 Army Reserve units distributed throughout Northwestern Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

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Contact Us

38 Canadian Brigade Group
17 Wing
PO Box 17000
Station Forces
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3J 3Y5 

News

Winnipeg’s McGregor Armoury

McGregor Armoury a military and community asset

Winnipeg, Manitoba — Winnipeg’s McGregor Armoury combines architectural beauty and functionality in a historically significant structure that is also a valuable community asset for residents of the city’s North End today.
November 15, 2016

The bridge towers

Ex SUSPENDED SAPPER

Members of 38 Combat Engineer Regiment constructed a Pedestrian Suspension Bridge across the Moose Jaw River completing the Trans Canada Trail through Saskatchewan. The project work took place from September 14–27, 2016.
November 10, 2016

Brigadier-General Hetherington

Brigadier-General Hetherington hits the ground running

Brigadier-General Simon C. Hetherington is eager to hit the ground running in his new role at 3rd Canadian Division.
November 3, 2016

2016 National Veterans' Week Speakers Program

Current members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) are available to give presentations at schools and civic organizations across Canada as part of the 2016 National VW Speakers Program.
September 26, 2016

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