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Choose our cover for the next issue of Canada’s Ultimate Story!

2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War and the next issue of Canada’s Ultimate Story explores that pivotal year of victory. Help us choose the next cover for this milestone issue 1945 – Canada and the end of the Second World War. On newsstands across Canada Feb.3, 2020....
  • Achievement…and lost potential

    November 2, 2019 by Legion Magazine
    As Remembrance Day approaches and we recall and commemorate the sacrifices of those who died while serving, we should also be reminded that one of the costs of war is the loss of what those ill-fated men and women—more than 100,000 in the two world...
  • Twitter creates poppy emoji

    November 1, 2019 by Legion Magazine
    On Friday, Nov. 1, The Royal Canadian Legion and the social networking company Twitter unveiled a custom-designed poppy emoji to help raise awareness of Remembrance Day and encourage people to support the Legion’s poppy campaign. The Legion gave approval to Twitter to use the poppy...
  • Effects of mefloquine use still questioned

    October 28, 2019 by Sharon Adams
    A report from the House of Commons Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs (ACVA) shows a division among members of Parliament in how to approach addressing the problems of veterans who may be suffering long-term effects of exposure to the anti-malaria drug mefloquine. While the majority of...
  • The Life of John McCrae

    October 25, 2019 by Legion Magazine
     John McCrae—doctor, gunner and poet—was shaken by the battlefield death of a friend in May 1915, and wrote the poem “In Flanders Fields” in tribute. The poem took on a life of its own, and remains today a renowned symbol of remembrance. As a...
  • Mixing innovation and tradition

    October 18, 2019 by Tom MacGregor
    The Legion needs to adapt to new technologies while remaining true to its traditions, says Steven Clark, the new national executive director of The Royal Canadian Legion. Clark, the former director of Corporate Services at National Headquarters, took up the position May 16, following the retirement of...
  • Ken George and Stephen Tedford are busy men. As Halifax-based service officers for Nova Scotia/Nunavut Command of The Royal Canadian Legion, they are managing hundreds of veteran-related files, fielding first-time callers daily, launching appeals, and working at the vanguard of the battles the Legion was...
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