Still plenty of work for Veterans Ombudsman

As outgoing Veterans Ombudsman Guy Parent prepares to hand the torch to a successor, his 2018 report on government action shows while much has been accomplished, much remains to do. The federal government has acted on nearly three-quarters of the recommendations made by the ombudsman since the office was created a decade ago. But...
  • Choose the next cover of Legion Magazine!

    March 6, 2018 by Legion Magazine
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  • The Royal Canadian Legion has given cautious approval of the plan to return to lifelong pensions for Canada’s most severely disabled veterans by the spring of 2019. Making good on a Liberal Party promise to have an announcement by the end of 2017, Veterans Affairs...
  • March/April 2018 issue now available!

    February 28, 2018 by Legion Magazine
    The March/April 2018 issue of Legion Magazine is out today! Look for it on newsstands or check your mailbox if you subscribe already. CHARGE OF THE CAVALRY 100 years ago, mounted Canadian soldiers made an ill-fated charge at enemy forces in Moreuil Wood, France. It...
  • Wildfire relief money distributed where needed

    February 22, 2018 by Tom MacGregor
    Legion branches and members across the country contributed generously to the Fort McMurray Wildfire Relief Fund, raising $1,243,662, President Chris Strong told delegates at the 50th Alberta-Northwest Territories Command Convention held Sept. 22-24 in Edmonton. The fire, which started in late April 2016, devastated the...
  • Winnipeg to host dominion convention

    February 20, 2018 by Legion Magazine
    Royal Canadian Legion delegates from commands, sections and branches are invited to assemble their delegates in Winnipeg for the 47th dominion convention on Aug. 25-29. “We are expecting 1,200 people,” said Local Arrangements Committee secretary Dawn Golding. The convention, the first to be held in August instead...
  • Place Vimy unveiled by Hudson Branch

    February 6, 2018 by Stephanie Slegtenhorst
    Hudson, Que., Branch commemorated the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge by unveiling its newly renovated cenotaph and surrounding park, now named Place Vimy.  The only one of its kind in the Vaudreuil-Soulanges region, the cenotaph commemorates those who have served from the...
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