Welcome to Anavets Assiniboia Unit #283 Winnipeg
Canadas oldest Veterans Organization
Established in 1840


Pipe Band                                  Rob Gillespie

Anavets Unit 283 Pipes and Drums


Welcome!! Come and check us out!!!

We are an adult band who practice every Thursday night at our Anavets Assiniboia Unit #283 Hall 3584 Portage Avenue Winnipeg, MB R3K 0Z8

  If you are interested in finding out more about joining the band, please contact Barbie Sands at dbpsands@mymts.net






Barbie Sands  Pipe Major

Ken Cairnie     Pipe Sergeant

Hilda Towerzey

Barb Wipf

Bill MacQuarrie

Rob Gillespie

Colleen Morrison

Ken McLeod

Frank Talbot

George Paterson

Jimm Simon


Drum Major  

Creighton Kerr



Rick Furney    Drum Sergeant

 Aileen Najduch   Tenor Drummer


Anavets #283 Levee January 1st

Robbie Burns Dinner and Dance

Brookside Cemetary Memorial Service May

Oakview care Home July 1st

Anavets #283 Anniversary Dinner July

Terry Fox Run Parade Assinboine Park September

Anavets #283 Remembrance Day Service November

We also provide Pipers for Anavets #283 Funeral and Memorable Services


The Anavets #283 Pipe Band was formed back in 1992. Two of the founding members are pictured below. From left to right, Don Morrison and Ed Montgomery.

We wear the Flower of Scotland tartan.