National Holocaust Monument unveiled

Holocaust survivors, donors and members of the National Holocaust Monument Development Council gathered in Ottawa on Sept. 27 for the unveiling of the National Holocaust Monument. A torrential rainstorm moved the invitation-only ceremony indoors, across the street to the Canadian War Museum, where dignitaries including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister of Canadian Heritage...
  • The military ombudsman has called for changes that would eliminate Veterans Affairs Canada’s long vetting process each year for some new veterans. Of the 1,500 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members medically released annually, about 600 are released due to illnesses or injuries directly related to...
  • Virtual poppies drop on Hill

    January 12, 2017 by Legion Magazine
    Every night of the 2016 poppy campaign, people living in or visiting Ottawa were able to see a spectacular show of poppies being virtually dropped on the Parliament Buildings. From Oct. 28 to Nov. 11, between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m., images of 117,000 poppies...
  • VIMY RIDGE (100th Anniversary Special Issue) coming soon!

    January 11, 2017 by Legion Magazine
    Canada’s Ultimate Story continues with Vimy: The Birth of a Nation Coming soon to newsstands near you! February 6th, 2016 Our next special issue “VIMY” hits newsstands in February 2017. It has been said that Canada came of age with the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Legion Magazine...
  • January/February issue now released!

    January 3, 2017 by Legion Magazine
    Our January/February 2017 issue is now available! Look for it in your mailbox or on newsstands today! What’s inside?   Rescue on the coast of Newfoundland: In February 1942, two U.S. ships ran aground on Newfoundland’s rugged Burin Peninsula during a brutal winter storm. Death...
  • Today, Legion Magazine released Military Moments: Japanese Canadian Internment, narrated by David Suzuki. To remember the 75th Anniversary of Japanese-Canadian Internment, Legion Magazine and David Suzuki tell the story of the injustices and atrocities done towards Japanese-Canadians during the Second World War, by the very country they call home. In...
  • Legion Magazine releases TWO new Special Issues!

    November 15, 2016 by Legion Magazine
      Legion Magazine introduces a new Celebrating Canada Series   Ring in Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation with the first in a new series of special-interest publications from the publisher of Legion Magazine. O Canada tells our story from the first Viking visits through to our...