January/February 2019 issue – Now Available!

The January/February 2019 issue of Legion Magazine is out today! Look for it on newsstands or check your mailbox if you subscribe already.   Coming home Meticulously colourized images kindle a renewed appreciation of the burdens carried by homecoming soldiers   Pépère’s war story Henry Goulet’s First World War journal, adapted by his granddaughter,...
  • Enriching Life At Camp Hill

    September 22, 2008 by Sharon Adams
    It is a spring day typical of coastal cities like Halifax: the sunny sky invites people outside to play—and a brisk, chilly wind quickly chases them back inside. But that doesn’t stop a few stalwarts from donning sweaters and jackets and slapping on hats to...
  • Retiring CF Members Offered One-Year Membership

    September 16, 2008 by Legion Magazine
    A free one-year membership is being offered to retiring members of the Canadian Forces as an initiative to introduce The Royal Canadian Legion to potential new ordinary members. The first introductory package was presented June 5 to Commander Cathy Bruce-Hayter at the Naval Officers Mess...
  • Unknown Relative Inspires Winning Essay

    September 8, 2008 by Sharon Adams
    Ninety years can be an insuperable gulf of time: time for doers of great deeds to pass on, their feats forgotten even by descendants. Time for thrilling exploits to become dusty memories in albums and diaries. And, finally, time for facts to be condensed into...
  • Report From The Nation’s Capital: The Senior Officers

    September 2, 2008 by Legion Magazine
    . PHOTO: PATRICK RILEY The new Senior Officers of Dominion Command are (front, from left) First Vice Pat Varga, Dominion President Wilf Edmond, Past President Jack Frost; (rear, from left) Treasurer Mike Cook, Vice-President Paulette Cook, Vice-President Gordon Moore, Vice-President Erl Kish, Chairman Tom Irvine....
  • 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...
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