33 Canadian Brigade Group

Army Reserve

Graphic: Joanna Gajdicar

Join Our Team

Please do not hesitate to call us for more information. We would be pleased to review your resume, and have you visit us for a tour of our unit.

Our Team Recruiter

Name: 33 Brigade
Phone: 613-945-6743
Email: DND.OTC.B33.NCRRecruiting-RCNRecrutement.MDN@forces.gc.ca

Or contact

Phone: 1-800-856-8488
Find a recruiting centre near you.

When We Train

Unit Parade Night: Tuesday or Thursday evenings (Sept - May) from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. One weekend per month (Sept – May). Full-time summer training available (Jun – Aug).

Who We Are

33 Canadian Brigade Group is military formation that is made up of 16 Army Reserve Force units located throughout eastern Ontario, in an area extending more than 1000 kilometers from east to west, and 700 kilometers from north to south.

The 16 Reserve units are located in cities within the National Capital Region, but also as far south as Oshawa; north in Timmins; east in Cornwall; and west in Sault Ste Marie.

33 Canadian Brigade Group Headquarters is currently located in the city of Ottawa and is a part of 4 Canadian Division which is headquartered in Toronto.


Benefits of Joining

When you join our unit, you will receive competitive pay for your part time or full time work as well as be eligible for on the job training that could benefit you in civilian life. Also, there are medical, dental and educational benefits available to Army Reservists.

Here are all the details:

Command Team

  • Commander: Colonel John Valtonen, CD
  • Sergeant Major: Chief Warrant Officer Abraham Boushey, CD

Contact Us

33 Canadian Brigade Group Headquarters
6th Floor, 1745 Alta Vista Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0K6

Duty Phone Number: 613-897-0334
Email: DND.OTC.B33.DutyOfficer-OfficierdeService.MDN@forces.gc.ca


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