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Concerns raised over Pension for Life plan

The Royal Canadian Legion is among veterans advocates concerned about the financial effects of Veterans Affairs Canada’s new Pension for Life and other changes to benefits that kicked in April 1. “Our understanding was that Pension for Life would offer a better and substantially more simplified suite of benefits and would not result in...
  •  The Battle of the Atlantic was Canada’s longest campaign of the Second World War from September 3, 1939 to May 8, 1945. Legion Magazine and Canada’s Ultimate Story present Military Moments | Battle of the Atlantic. Narrated by Canadian musician and artist Alan Doyle...
  • Dutch gratitude

    March 16, 2019 by Doris Williams
    Holland’s appreciation of Canada abounds as the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Netherlands approaches   The Netherlands was a neutral country when the Second World War broke out on Sept. 1, 1939, with Germany’s invasion of Poland. However, Germany invaded the Netherlands on May...
  • Schooling soldiers

    March 3, 2019 by Legion Magazine
    Canada, military service and education go hand-in-hand. Every phase of a soldier’s training represents some form of education, of course. But that training is designed to build a successful army. What about preparing soldiers to succeed as civilians? In 1916, Canadian soldiers fighting at the...
  • Free representation available to veterans

    March 1, 2019 by Legion Magazine
    Did you know service officers care and can help you, and it will cost you nothing? Yes, that is true, free of charge. The Royal Canadian Legion’s Veterans Services Network service officers can assist and represent still-serving Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members, veterans, RCMP members...
  • March/April 2019 issue – Now Available!

    March 1, 2019 by Legion Magazine
    The March/April 2019 issue of Legion Magazine is out today! Look for it on newsstands or check your mailbox if you subscribe already. LIFE ON THE LINE What they wore, said and ate at the front in the Second World War CLASS OF 1918 Soldiers...
  • McCrae’s city remembers

    February 24, 2019 by Tom MacGregor
    Remembrance Day in Guelph, Ont., was marked by three distinct ceremonies It was a sunny, crisp morning with a fresh sprinkling of snow as the crowd gathered outside a little house along the Speed River in Guelph, Ont. Here at 9 a.m., a small service...
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