Linden MacIntyre narrates Military Moments | Battle of the Somme

Legion Magazine and Canada’s Ultimate Story present Military Moments | Battle of the Somme. Written by Don Gillmor and narrated by journalist, broadcaster, and novelist Linden MacIntyre, the video explores the devastation of the bloodiest battle of the First World War. It depicts the sacrifice from the British, French, and Canadian Expeditionary Force in...
  • Report From The Nation’s Capital: Carried!

    September 1, 2008 by Legion Magazine
    . PHOTO: JENNIFER MORSE LEGEND Committee abbreviations: C&L—constitution and laws; DEC—Dominion Executive Council; DEF—defence; MEM—membership; P&R—poppy and remembrance; R&A—ritual and awards; SE—sub-executive; VSS—veterans, seniors, service. Government abbreviations: CF—Canadian Forces; CMHC—Canada Mortgage and Housing; DND—Department of National Defence; VAC—Veterans Affairs Canada. Legislation: NVC—New Veterans Charter; SISIP—Service...
  • Report From The Nation’s Capital: Legion Of Goodness

    September 1, 2008 by Tom MacGregor
    Legionnaires march from Parliament Hill. PHOTO: ADAM DAY Looking over the wreaths placed on the National War Memorial in Ottawa for The Royal Canadian Legion’s 42nd dominion convention, Honorary Dominion Command Chaplain Rabbi Reuven Bulka made a plea to people to join the organization he...
  • Report From The Nation’s Capital: Voting For Change

    September 1, 2008 by Tom MacGregor
    PHOTO: JENNIFER MORSE It was a historic moment for The Royal Canadian Legion, and while the groundwork had been laid prior to the 42nd dominion convention, the tone for the governance debate was set early by Dominion President Jack Frost. “The future of the Legion...
  • Report From The Nation’s Capital: Relaxing Royally

    September 1, 2008 by Sharon Adams
    Nova Scotia/Nunavut Zone Commander Roger Purnell (left) shares a smile with Prince Floris and Princess Aimée. PHOTO: SHARON ADAMS After participating in the serious business side of dominion convention, delegates look forward to some socializing and being entertained at evening suppers and receptions hosted by...
  • Winnipeg Scores High With Dart Players

    August 13, 2008 by Tom MacGregor
    When Jerry Hull of LaSalle, Que., and Bernie Miller of Orangeville, Ont., faced each other in the first round of the singles event in the 2008 Dominion Command Darts Championships in Winnipeg, it was hard to tell these would be the players to notice. Miller...
  • Winning Hands In Grand Bend

    August 1, 2008 by Sharon Adams
    The 2008 Dominion Command Cribbage Championships was one of those events where all the elements—the weather, the people, the ambience—combine to make a perfect experience. Card players gathered at Grand Bend, Ont., Branch for the three-day championships April 25-27 often wished out loud that the...