36 Canadian Brigade Group

36 Canadian Brigade Group
Active 1992–present
Country Canada
Branch Canadian Army
Type Headquarters
Part of 5th Canadian Division
Garrison/HQ Halifax, Nova Scotia
Motto(s) Latin: Atlanticus fortis (Atlantic strength)[1]
Current commander Colonel J.W. MacDonald
Regimental sergeant-major Chief Warrant Officer B.W. Gittens
Abbreviation 36 CBG

36 Canadian Brigade Group (French: 36e Groupe-brigade du Canada) is a reserve component brigade of the Canadian Army, which Commands reserve units in 5th Canadian Division for Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. It was created in 1992 by merging the Nova Scotia Militia District and the Prince Edward Island Militia District.

Brigade units

36 Canadian Brigade GroupHalifax, Nova Scotia
36 Canadian Brigade Group HeadquartersHalifax, Nova Scotia
The Halifax Rifles (RCAC)ReconnaissanceHalifax, Nova Scotia
The Prince Edward Island Regiment (RCAC)ReconnaissanceCharlottetown, Prince Edward Island
1st (Halifax-Dartmouth) Field Artillery Regiment, RCAArtilleryHalifax, Nova Scotia
84th Independent Field Battery, RCAArtilleryYarmouth, Nova Scotia
36 Combat Engineer RegimentCombat EngineerHalifax and Sydney, Nova Scotia
36 Signal RegimentSignalsHalifax and Glace Bay, Nova Scotia and Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
The Princess Louise FusiliersLight infantryHalifax, Nova Scotia
The West Nova Scotia RegimentLight infantryAldershot, Middleton, Windsor, and Bridgewater, Nova Scotia
The Nova Scotia HighlandersLight infantryTruro, Nova Scotia
Cape Breton HighlandersLight infantrySydney, Nova Scotia
36 Service BattalionLogisticsHalifax, Sydney and Aldershot, Nova Scotia
36 Canadian Brigade Group Band Music Halifax, Nova Scotia


  1. "36 Canadian Brigade Group". Public Register of Arms, Flags and Badges. Canadian Heraldic Authority. Retrieved 6 November 2012.

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