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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.
Legion names David Anderson as second Nijmegen March representative
Jun 25, 2018
The Legion is pleased to introduce a second participant in this year’s Nijmegen March in the Netherlands this summer.
Legion wants more detail on regulations for Veterans
Jun 20, 2018
We find VAC policies to be extremely complex, despite our repeated advice to provide simple, clear communication so Veterans can understand the impact of any changes on their lives.
Legion adopts new policy regarding outlaw motorcycle club colours
Jun 7, 2018
All motorcycle riders are welcome at Legion branches and events, but the new policy means outlaw motorcycle members would need to remove their colours first.