Originally planned to take place in Saskatoon, The Royal Canadian Legion’s 48th dominion convention will be conducted by video conference on Aug. 13-15 this year.
The decision was based on the safety of Legion members, predictive factors associated with the pandemic and restrictions imposed on the convention facilities, said Steven Clark, executive director of National Headquarters.
Delegates from Legion commands, sections and branches will convene online to make policy decisions and set the future course of the organization.
This may pose a challenge to some, but current technology should ease the process, said Clark. The internet browser Google Chrome will be used and a minimum 5 megabits-per-second internet download speed is required.
The 14-page convention call was distributed on...