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Highland traditions on display at war museum

The skirl of the pipes can be heard at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa during a new exhibition dedicated to highland soldiers and the units they formed during the 20th century. The exhibition, Highland Warriors, opened June 7 and will run until Jan. 12. It features more than 200 artifacts from the war museum...
  • Democracy in action is the best description of the 51st Alberta-Northwest Territories Command Convention held in Drumheller on May 10-12. The tone was set at the opening ceremonies where Dominion Past President Dave Flannigan reminded delegates that “Conventions are held so that we can make changes so we...
  • A proper appreciation

    September 15, 2019 by Tom MacGregor
    One hundred years ago, the Pension Act came into effect, creating the framework for helping Canada’s disabled veterans. It is still in effect today, serving Second World War, Korean War, Royal Canadian Mounted Police and those regular force veterans who applied for benefits prior to 2006....
  • North America’s most powerful waterfall provided a misty backdrop to the 51st Ontario Command Convention in Niagara Falls, Ont., May 4-7, as 519 accredited delegates holding 748 proxy votes gathered to elect new officers, debate resolutions and hear updates on provincial programs. Homeless veterans and...
  • Standards for service dogs are overdue

    September 5, 2019 by Legion Magazine
    The use of service dogs to help veterans with mental-health issues is stalled with a lack of recognized standards for training both the dogs and the veterans who receive them. Originally the federal government had approached the Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB)—an arm of Public...
  • September/October 2019 issue – Now Available!

    September 3, 2019 by Legion Magazine
    The September/October 2019 issue of Legion Magazine is out today! Look for it on newsstands or check your mailbox if you subscribe already. THE SINKING OF SS ATHENIA After Britain declared war, Germany’s first target was a passenger ship bound for Canada PILOTS DOWN Days after Canada declared...
  • Choose our next cover of Canada’s Ultimate Story!

    August 28, 2019 by Canvet Publications Ltd.
    The Ypres Salient in Belgium was mostly a quagmire in the spring of 1915. The ground was torn up from countless artillery blasts, makeshift fortifications and a network of sandbagged trenches leading to along the front. It was here that Major John McCrae worked as...
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