Archive for August, 2010

  • 43rd Dominion Convention: The Delegates Decide

    August 31, 2010 by Legion Magazine
    Delegates participate in a business session at the Winnipeg Convention Centre. PHOTO: JENNIFER MORSE LEGEND Committee abbreviations: DEF—Defence; P&R—Poppy and Remembrance; R&A—Ritual and Awards; VSS—Veterans, Seniors, Service. Government abbreviations: CF—Canadian Forces; DND—Department of National Defence; VAC—Veterans Affairs Canada. Legislation: NVC—New Veterans Charter; SISIP—Service Income Security...
  • 43rd Dominion Convention: It Happened In Winnipeg

    August 31, 2010 by Legion Magazine
    Winnipeg has a long history of hosting Royal Canadian Legion conventions, including (clockwise from top), the first convention in 1927 of what was then called the Canadian Legion of the British Empire Service League; Dominion President Clare Sparling speaks to delegates at the...
  • On Saturday, June 12th, at just the right moment, the rain stopped on Smith Street. The dignitaries—most wearing blue blazers—filed out from under the awning, and then the sun was distantly there, sending a glow over Winnipeg’s Marlborough Hotel, birthplace of The Royal Canadian...
  • 43rd Dominion Convention: Leading The Team

    August 31, 2010 by Legion Magazine
    Dominion president Pat Varga, a Royal Canadian Navy veteran, is a life member at Coleville, Sask., Branch. She has served on Dominion Executive Council since 1997 and on many national committees, including veterans, service and seniors, Royal Commonwealth Ex-Services League (RCEL), youth, leadership and development,...
  • Health File

    August 31, 2010 by Sharon Adams
    Got A Food Craving? Imagine This… Anyone who’s ever had a food craving knows how it can blot out the rest of the world. You want chocolate. You imagine the glisten on the surface, the crunch as you take a bite, the velvety texture on...
  • Arctic Investigations: Air Force, Part 40

    August 25, 2010 by Hugh A. Halliday
    A Canso noses up to the eastern Arctic shoreline. PHOTO: ERNIE WEEKS, CANAV BOOKS COLLECTION “It is considered that North West Air Command should examine the Northwest Territories in the interests of the safe and efficient conducting of air, land and sea rescue operations in...
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