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Read the latest news releases and articles from Dominion Command of The Royal Canadian Legion.
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Sherbrooke, Quebec named host of Legion Nationals
Dec 9, 2019
The Royal Canadian Legion’s Dominion President Thomas D. Irvine is proud to announce the next host city for the Legion Nationals is Sherbrooke, Quebec.
In their own words: Why our members joined The Royal Canadian Legion
Nov 28, 2019
Legion members share why they support The Royal Canadian Legion.
National Remembrance Day Ceremony welcomes thousands
Nov 11, 2019
Over thirty thousand Canadians took part in the national ceremony to honour Canada’s fallen in Ottawa, despite the cold, cloudy morning.
The Royal Canadian Legion announces 2019-2020 National Silver Cross Mother
Nov 1, 2019
This year’s National Silver Cross Mother is Mrs. Reine Samson Dawe of Kingston, Ontario. As the National Silver Cross Mother, Mrs. Reine Samson Dawe (pronounced “Wren” Samson Dawe) will place a wreath at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on November 11, 2019. She will do so on behalf of all Canadian mothers who have lost a son or daughter in action, or over the course of normal duty.
How The Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Fund Supports Canada’s Veterans
Oct 29, 2019
Donations to the Poppy Fund ensures Veterans receive the care and support they need through many Legion programs and services. These are some of those stories.
Royal Canadian Legion National Poppy Campaign begins
Oct 25, 2019
Thousands of volunteers began handing out red poppies across Canada today, the start of The Royal Canadian Legion’s National Poppy Campaign.
Legion Poppy Funds Helping Veterans in Need
Oct 22, 2019
Donations to the Poppy Fund during the Poppy Campaign and year-round ensure programs that help Veterans and their families are able to become a reality. Ontario’s Operation Service Dog is one of them, and Veteran Molly's life is forever changed.
First Poppy presented to Canada’s Governor-General
Oct 15, 2019
Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, received the symbolic First Poppy from The Royal Canadian Legion’s Dominion President, Thomas D. Irvine, CD, in Ottawa today.
Veterans matter: issues that matter
Oct 7, 2019
The Royal Canadian Legion would like to see Veterans’ issues become a higher priority not only throughout the federal election period, but all year.
Veteran health matters: The Legion Listens
Oct 7, 2019
As advocates for veterans’ well-being, we will continue to monitor the level of support provided to our veterans in long-term care facilities across Canada.