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Alex Trebek narrates Military Moments | The Dieppe Raid

 Ahead of the 76th anniversary of the Dieppe Raid, Legion Magazine and Canada’s Ultimate Story present Military Moments | The Dieppe Raid. Narrated by legendary Canadian television host Alex Trebek of Jeopardy, the video explores the disastrous Dieppe Raid of Aug. 19, 1942, which is most commonly remembered by a grim statistic—the greatest one-day losses sustained by...
  • Playing cribbage with uncle leads to win

    August 13, 2018 by Stephen J. Thorne
        Gary Moore was nine or 10 years old when he started playing cribbage with his Uncle Bertie by lamplight at their old family home in Pleasant Bay, near Cheticamp, N.S. Uncle Bertie was a farmer and fisherman out of the Cape Breton village...
  • Pilot project tailors benefits to veterans’ needs

    August 12, 2018 by Legion Magazine
    Over the next three years Veterans Affairs Canada will roll out a guided support program for certain veterans and their families who need help navigating the department’s processes. “Previously it was up to the veteran to apply for benefits and services, (but) veterans often did...
  • New initiatives come into effect

    July 26, 2018 by Legion Magazine
    On April 1, 2018, the new initiatives announced in the 2017 federal budget came into effect. As of that same date, the Canadian Forces Members and Veterans Re-establishment and Compensation Act became known as the Veterans Well-being Act (VWA). The Caregiver Recognition Benefit supports caregivers...
  • Cancelled flights didn’t stop darts winner

    July 13, 2018 by Tom MacGregor
    Singles dart player Darren MacNevin from Charlottetown Branch was just glad he was playing at all. No stranger to the Dominion Darts Championships, he qualified to represent Prince Edward Island for the 2018 championships held May 4-6 at Terrebonne Heights Branch in Mascouche, Que., but...
  • VAC moves to set standards for service dogs

    July 12, 2018 by Sharon Adams
    Veterans Affairs Canada has announced it will develop its own standards for training of psychiatric service dogs after the Canadian General Standards Bureau backed out of developing a nationwide code. The Royal Canadian Legion and other advocates have pushed for national standards, saying they are essential in...
  • Care for caregivers

    July 9, 2018 by Legion Magazine
    She is 88 years old. Her 93-year-old husband of 67 years is a veteran of the Second World War. Due to hearing loss attributable to his service, he receives a disability pension and other benefits under the Pension Act. They still live in their home....
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