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East dominates darts championships

It was the battle of Eastern Canada at this year’s Dominion Command Darts Championships, held May 6-8 in Saint John, N.B. The eastern half of the country was pretty much unstoppable, with Ontario Command taking the singles and doubles titles and then narrowly losing the team event to the quartet from Nova Scotia/Nunavut Command....
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    Canada’s monument in U.S. national cemetery

    July 28, 2016 by Tom MacGregor
    When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the Arlington National Cemetery while in Washington, D.C., in March, he made a stop to place a wreath at a little known Canadian monument. The Canadian Cross of Sacrifice was a gift from Canada to the United States to...
  • VAC drug programs under review

    July 27, 2016 by Legion Magazine
    The auditor general has recommended Veterans Affairs Canada tighten up and update its drugs benefits program and policies, actions which VAC says have already begun. The auditor general examined the program for the 2013-14 and 2014-15 fiscal years, looking at evidence used to make decisions,...
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  • GG01-2016-0113-059 April 12, 2016 Rideau Hall, Ottawa, Canada.  His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, presided over the inaugural presentation ceremony of the Sovereignís Medal for Volunteers on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, at Rideau Hall.The new medal was presented to 55 Canadians to recognize exceptional volunteer achievements in a wide range of fields.  Credit: Sgt Ronald Duchesne, Rideau Hall, OSGG

    Governor General presents first Medal for Volunteers

    July 20, 2016 by Legion Magazine
    A new medal for volunteers has been approved by the Queen and become part of the Canadian Honours System. Governor General David Johnston presided over the inaugural presentation of the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on April 12. The medal incorporates...

    Repairs will shutter National War Memorial

    July 18, 2016 by Tom MacGregor
    The National War Memorial in Ottawa will be closed to visitors this summer as it goes through a second phase of repairs and conservation. The Department of National Defence also announced in April that the popular National Sentry Program, which would have started on April...
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    OSI Section of the Legion proposed

    July 17, 2016 by Legion Magazine
    It was a significant meeting April 16-17 when the Dominion Executive Council (DEC) convened to make some decisions that will help shape the future of the organization. Grand President Larry Murray set the tone with his opening remarks. “This extended DEC prior to convention has...
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