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The Royal Canadian Legion launches Virtual Poppy Drop 2017
Oct 27, 2017
The Royal Canadian Legion is set to launch the 2017 version of its Virtual Poppy Drop in Ottawa this evening, with a digital light show featuring 117,000 virtual poppies representing each of Canada’s fallen since the beginning of the First World War.
First Poppy presented to Canada’s Governor General
Oct 23, 2017
The Royal Canadian Legion’s president David Flannigan presented the symbolic First Poppy to Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada.
The Legion’s Poppy Store – Now easier than ever to show you Remember!
Oct 17, 2017
The Poppy Store was recently redesigned to make it easier than ever to shop online for jewelry, clothing, accessories and other commemorative items to show you remember.
The Spirit of Invictus Lives On
Oct 13, 2017
The unconquerable spirit of Invictus was brought to the world stage this September in Toronto, Ontario.
Meet MBNA: a Legion partner that helps YOU make a difference
Oct 11, 2017
In addition to being the sole credit card provider in Canada that supports Legion activities, MBNA is a proud sponsor of the Legion's National Youth Track and Field competition and National Remembrance Day programs.
The Royal Canadian Legion and Veterans gear up for Invictus Games
Sep 22, 2017
As the official partner organization representing Veterans at this year’s Invictus Games, the Royal Canadian Legion is proud to support all of Canada’s Veteran athletes.
Royal Canadian Legion and Canada Army Run join forces to launch “Remembrance Row” at 2017 event
Sep 14, 2017
A new and special row of 100 Veterans’ images will line the route as tens of thousands of participants run, walk or roll in this year’s Canada Army Run in Ottawa.
Royal Canadian Legion branches across Canada host Invictus Games National Flag Tour
Aug 23, 2017
Over a dozen Legion branches celebrate upcoming sporting event for Veterans.
Legion warns public about fraudulent website and Facebook ads
Aug 16, 2017
The Royal Canadian Legion warns members of the public of a fraudulent website that is misrepresenting themselves as the Legion.
Royal Canadian Legion National Youth Track and Field championships underway in Brandon, MB
Aug 11, 2017
Athletes in under 16 and under 18 categories set to compete