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Mixing innovation and tradition

The Legion needs to adapt to new technologies while remaining true to its traditions, says Steven Clark, the new national executive director of The Royal Canadian Legion. Clark, the former director of Corporate Services at National Headquarters, took up the position May 16, following the retirement of Brad White. “The two areas I most want to...
  • Ken George and Stephen Tedford are busy men. As Halifax-based service officers for Nova Scotia/Nunavut Command of The Royal Canadian Legion, they are managing hundreds of veteran-related files, fielding first-time callers daily, launching appeals, and working at the vanguard of the battles the Legion was...
  • Membership and money, two of the Legion’s biggest challenges, were highlights of the 65th Prince Edward Island Command Convention held May 23-25 in Cornwall, a community 10 kilometres west of Charlottetown. It was spring in P.E.I. The red earth had just been tilled and bright green...
  • Getting online members into the branch where they spend money and get to know their comrades was on the mind of delegates at the 49th Manitoba-Northwestern Ontario Command Convention held June 14-17 in Fort Frances, Ont. Four resolutions were put forward following the report of...
  • 58th Quebec Convention: Flooding raises concern

    October 18, 2019 by Tom MacGregor
    With severe flooding in Gatineau and Montreal this spring, delegates to the 58th Quebec Command Convention adopted a late resolution allowing for prompt use of poppy funds for relief of natural disasters declared by the federal or a provincial government. The resolution recognizes that rather...
  • Eight-ball championships a success despite floods

    October 16, 2019 by Stephen J. Thorne
    A transplanted Prince Edward Islander representing Miramichi, N.B., Branch won his second singles crown while the Manitoba-Northwestern Ontario squad from Norwood-St. Boniface in Winnipeg swept the team titles at The Royal Canadian Legion’s 2019 Dominion Eight-Ball Championships held May 25-26. But the real winner may...
  • Two double winners in remembrance contests

    October 15, 2019 by Sharon Adams
    – Click on images to enlarge – When does the service and sacrifice of men and women who fought and died for Canada move from history to reality? For Gina Spencer, winner of The Royal Canadian Legion’s senior essay contest, it was on a Grade...
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