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 Dan Sembalerus


Brigade Sergeant Major
Chief Warrant Officer Dan Sembalerus

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

Soldiers on snowmobiles

Canadian Army begins Exercise ARCTIC BISON 2017

February 16, 2017 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces 
February 16, 2017

38 Signal Regiment Change of Command

38 Signal Regiment marks inaugural Change of Command

An historic milestone occurred on January 14 for 38 Signal Regiment (38 Sig Regt) when Commanding Officer Lieutenant Colonel (LCol) John Groves handed command of the Regiment to LCol Jackie Janzen.
January 16, 2017

Ooperation Radio Santa

38 Signal Regiment Links Students to Santa

From December 6 to 8, 2016, Members of 38 Sig Regt braved the chilly weather for their annual Operation Radio Santa.
January 13, 2017

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

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