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Read the latest news releases and articles from Dominion Command of The Royal Canadian Legion.
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The Royal Canadian Legion announces National Silver Cross Mother 2018-2019
Nov 1, 2018
The Royal Canadian Legion’s Dominion President, Thomas D. Irvine, CD, is proud and honoured to present this year’s National Silver Cross Mother to Canada.
The Royal Canadian Legion partners with VIA Rail Canada in unique Poppy Campaign initiative
Oct 31, 2018
The Royal Canadian Legion and VIA Rail Canada together unveiled a new massive poppy-wrapped locomotive at the train company’s Ottawa station today.
The Royal Canadian Legion launches 2018 National Poppy Campaign
Oct 26, 2018
The Royal Canadian Legion National Poppy Campaign is officially underway with thousands of poppies available to Canadians at Legion branches and numerous locations around the country.
The Royal Canadian Legion launches Bells of Peace initiative
Oct 24, 2018
With five symbolic peals from the HMCS Carleton Naval Bell, The Royal Canadian Legion in partnership with Veterans Affairs Canada launched Bells of Peace in Ottawa today.
First Poppy presented to Canada’s Governor-General
Oct 22, 2018
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.
The Royal Canadian Legion supports introduction of new Veteran’s Service Card
Sep 11, 2018
The Royal Canadian Legion is supportive of the new Veteran’s Service Card introduced today by Veterans Affairs Canada and the Department of National Defence, but is still pushing for further changes.
The Royal Canadian Legion recognizes Prince Harry with the 2018 Founders Award
Aug 28, 2018
His Royal Highness the Duke of Sussex was recognized with the 2018 Founders Award during The Royal Canadian Legion’s Dominion Convention in Ottawa.
Delegates move agenda forward at Royal Canadian Legion national convention
Aug 28, 2018
New ideas and new resolutions mark the outcome of the 2018 Royal Canadian Legion’s 47th Dominion Convention wrapping up in Winnipeg, Manitoba this week.
Tom Irvine elected new Royal Canadian Legion Dominion President
Aug 27, 2018
Tom Irvine was acclaimed as The Royal Canadian Legion’s new Dominion President at the organization’s 47th Dominion Convention held this year in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
How the Legion helps Veterans and their families
Jul 23, 2018
Each year, the Legion helps thousands of Veterans and their families, free of charge, across this country and abroad. Through the support of our membership, we are making a difference.