Legion news

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


  • 44th Legion Nationals start off with a bang!

    Aug 5, 2022
  • Legion supports major Canadian War Museum initiative

    Aug 4, 2022
    The Royal Canadian Legion looks forward to the new artistic and historic project by The Canadian War Museum “In Their Own Voices: Stories from Canadian Veterans and their Families”. The project will document detailed memories and the post-war experiences of Canadian Veterans and their families.
  • Legion marks Indigenous History month: Past, present, future

    Jun 30, 2022
    The Royal Canadian Legion is helping mark National Indigenous History Month by sharing how Indigenous traditions percolate through the organization today, how they are shaping the future, and how an historic law from the past affected Aboriginal comrades and the Legion.
  • Wait times for Veterans still too long

    May 31, 2022
    The Royal Canadian Legion is renewing its call for a comprehensive strategy to deal with the ballooning wait times faced by Canada’s Veterans after they submit their disability claims for processing.
  • Legion responds: Arbour report on sexual misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces

    May 30, 2022
    The Royal Canadian Legion hopes the implementation of the recommendations found within the newly-released Arbour report will lead to permanent culture change within the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and rebuild trust.
  • Canada’s Veterans deserve action

    May 6, 2022
    The Legion urges the federal government to intensify its actions to support Canada’s Veterans. Read the Legion’s latest responses to the condo development at Juno Beach and the backlog in disability claims with Veterans Affairs Canada.
  • The Royal Canadian Legion responds: 2022 federal budget

    Apr 7, 2022
    The Royal Canadian Legion is generally encouraged with the range of specific investments made in this year’s budget, which will have an impact on our Veterans and their families.
  • Legion honours fallen Veterans on Vimy Ridge Day

    Apr 6, 2022
    The Royal Canadian Legion’s National Headquarters and 1,350 Branches across the country will pay respects to those who fell during the Battle of Vimy Ridge, by lowering their Canadian flags to half-mast on April 9.
  • Mental Health Benefit program: A welcome evolution

    Apr 1, 2022
    The Legion applauds a new Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) initiative to support Veterans. A new program from VAC means Veterans who need mental health support will get it immediately with no need to wait in the current benefit claims application backlog.
  • Juno Beach housing development must halt

    Mar 28, 2022
    The Royal Canadian Legion is aghast over plans to build a new housing development on the hallowed grounds of the D-Day landings of 1944.