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A Trusted Resource For More Than 90 Years.

Since 1926, Legion Magazine has been publishing articles on Canadian Military history and veteran affairs

Legion Magazine engages Canadians in commemorating the effort, bravery and sacrifice of those who served and continue to serve in Canada’s military. From the War of 1812 to modern armed forces missions around the world, Legion Magazine offers a blend of stories, photographs, graphics, maps and posters on Canadian military history and heritage, veterans’ issues and the Canadian Armed Forces. Feature articles and columns by noted historians and journalists and personal memoirs by war veterans and their descendants are supported by rich archival images, current photography and colourful illustrations.

Legion Magazine is published six times a year in English with a French insert. Additional award-winning special-interest publications—Canada’s Ultimate Story—are produced four times a year. The website—legionmagazine.com—includes numerous articles from current and past issues, audiobook versions of articles, downloadable desktop calendars, Last Post, and more. Follow Legion Magazine on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube. Legion Magazine is published by Canvet Publications Ltd.

The website presents selections from our current publication, as well as providing links to informative articles from past editions.

We’re an award-winning magazine!

Legion Magazine is the recipient of the following distinguished and highly coveted awards:

Canadian Online Publishing Awards
Canadian Cover Awards
Communication Arts
Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Popular Media
National Magazine Awards
CMC Audience Development Award

(Gold) Best Interactive Story - 2020

Canadian Online Publishing Awards

(Silver) Best Interactive Story - 2020

Canadian Online Publishing Awards

Silver - 2019

National Magazine Awards

 “Citizens of war” by Stephen J. Thorne, Edited by Eric Harris, Nov/Dec 2018 issue of Legion Magazine.

(Gold) Best Interactive Story - 2018

Canadian Online Publishing Awards

(Finalist) Best Video - 2018

Canadian Online Publishing Awards

Award of Excellence - 2017

Communication Arts Award of Excellence

2017

Canadian Online Publishing Awards

(Gold) Best Canada 150 Feature - 2017

Canadian Online Publishing Awards

(Gold) Best Interactive Story - 2017

Canadian Online Publishing Awards

(Silver) Best Interactive Story - 2016

Canadian Online Publishing Awards

(Finalist) Best Single Issue in Canada - 2016

National Magazine Awards

The fight for Italy

SIPs & New Magazines (Gold Winner) - 2016

Canadian Cover Awards

Canada’s Ultimate Story: Canada And The Great War: The Battles

General Interest, Arts, Lifestyle and Regional (Gold Winner) - 2014

Canadian Cover Awards

(Silver Winner) Legion Magazine - 2014

CMC Audience Development Award

Outstanding printing and design of the 2013 special interest publication (First place) - 2014

Gutenberg Technical Challenge

Excellence in Popular Media - (Finalist) - 2013

Governor General’s History Award - The Pierre Berton Award

Legion Magazine

Award of Excellence - 2013

Communication Arts – Editorial illustration

Legion Magazine

Editorial Award of Excellence - 2013

Communication Arts Award

A series of powerful illustrations on the agony of operational stress injuries which appeared in a 2-part feature in the Nov/Dec 2012 and Jan/Feb 2013 issues

Gold - 2013

National Magazine Awards

Adam Day (Investigative Reporting – One Martyr Down: The Untold Story Of A Canadian Peacekeeper Killed At War, Jan/Feb 2013)

Gold - 2013

National Magazine Awards

Sharon Adams (Service: Health & Family – Lest We Forget: The Shocking Crisis Facing Our Wounded Veterans, Mar/Apr 2013)

Honourable mention - 2013

National Magazine Awards

Sharon Adams (Service: Health & Family – Collateral Damage: Families In The Wake Of War, July/Aug 2013)

(Finalist) 2012 special interest publication

Canadian Cover

Excellence in Popular Media(Finalist) - 2012

Governor General’s History Award : The Pierre Berton Award

Legion Magazine

General Interest, Arts, Lifestyle and Regional (Winner) - 2012

Canadian Cover Awards

Legion Magazine – January/February 2012 Issue

2012

Ross Munro Media Award

Awarded to military affairs writer Adam Day for his coverage of the war in Afghanistan

Bronze - 2011

Canadian Newsstand Awards* (*now known as the Canadian Cover Awards.)

Honourable mention - 2011

National Magazine Awards

Legion Magazine

Best Single Issue (Honourable Mention) - 2011

National Magazine Awards

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