Legion news

Read the latest news releases and articles from Dominion Command of The Royal Canadian Legion.

 

  • The Royal Canadian Legion 2022 National Poppy Campaign launches today

    Oct 28, 2022
    The Royal Canadian Legion’s 2022 National Poppy Campaign is officially underway, with new biodegradable Poppies and wreaths and some poignant new initiatives to help promote Remembrance.
  • First Poppy 2022 presented to Canada’s Governor General

    Oct 25, 2022
    The Royal Canadian Legion presented the First Poppy of the 2022 National Poppy Campaign today to Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada.
  • Legion’s 2022 National Poppy Campaign set for launch

    Oct 19, 2022
    The Royal Canadian Legion’s National Poppy Campaign is set for launch next week under a much less restrictive pandemic environment and featuring some exciting new initiatives. The National Poppy Campaign officially begins on Friday, October 28th.
  • Legion Yoga programs in Saskatchewan attract enthusiasm

    Oct 17, 2022
    A Legion branch in Saskatchewan is hosting a unique “chair yoga” program, much to the delight of local members and the wider community including veterans and seniors.
  • Operation Service Dog – A partnership in support of Veterans

    Oct 11, 2022
    In August 2018, The Royal Canadian Legion’s Ontario Provincial Command partnered with Wounded Warriors Canada (WWC) to launch Operation Service Dog. With the support of the WWC PTSD Service Dog Program, the Legion is achieving its goal to pair as many injured Veterans as feasible with trained Service Dogs.
  • Legion applauds Juno Beach decision

    Oct 7, 2022
    The Royal Canadian Legion is pleased to learn that plans to build a new housing development on the hallowed grounds of the D-Day landings of 1944, have come to halt.
  • The Legion & belairdirect - a winning partnership!

    Sep 26, 2022
    The partnership between The Royal Canadian Legion and belairdirect started as a special offer on insurance for members residing in BC in 2014 and has since expanded across the country to include seven provinces. The secret to the program’s success - a win-win partnership that continues to benefit everyone involved.
  • Royal Canadian Legion mourns passing of Queen Elizabeth II

    Sep 8, 2022
    The Royal Canadian Legion is mourning the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada.
  • The Royal Canadian Legion is Honouring Veterans with Memorial Banners

    Aug 26, 2022
    Flying Officer Robert Lumgair is one of hundreds of Veterans being honoured in Royal Canadian Legion banner programs across Canada. Learn more about Lumgair's time in service and how Veterans across Canada are being honoured with the banner program.
  • 2022 Legion Nationals Track and Field Recap

    Aug 24, 2022
    The 44th Legion National Youth Track and Field Championships, hosted by Legion Branch 010 Colonel John S Bourque, took place from August 4 to 7 in Sherbrooke, Quebec with nearly 700 athletes from across the country.