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Delegates debate treasurer’s position – 51st Alberta-Northwest Territories Convention

Democracy in action is the best description of the 51st Alberta-Northwest Territories Command Convention held in Drumheller on May 10-12. The tone was set at the opening ceremonies where Dominion Past President Dave Flannigan reminded delegates that “Conventions are held so that we can make changes so we [can find] better ways to serve our veterans and...
  • Clean sweep takes cribbage singles

    August 25, 2019 by Sharon Adams
    A rare and remarkable feat occurred at the Legion’s Dominion Command Cribbage Championships at Westboro Branch in Ottawa on April 26-28. Bill Nelligan of Cranbrook, B.C., Branch won all 18 games to capture the singles title. “When I got halfway through I said to myself, ‘I...
  • O Canada: Discover your land – On Newsstands Now!

    August 8, 2019 by Canvet Publications Ltd.
    ON NEWSSTANDS NOW! Big land, bigger oceans, huge mountains, wide waterways and wildlife wilderness—Canada offers breathtaking vistas in every direction. Discover the countless wonders of our country in this large-format, 100-page special issue packed with photos and stories. Includes a touching intro by comedian and...
  • Studies shine a light on suicide patterns

    August 6, 2019 by Sharon Adams
    Male veterans are at the highest risk of suicide four years after release from the Canadian Armed Forces. A history of deployment does not appear to increase suicide risk. These are but two of the findings in two 2018 reports on suicide in the military...
  • A new approach to helping Commonwealth veterans

    July 30, 2019 by Legion Magazine
    Dominion Executive Council approved a new plan during its April 13-14 meeting in Ottawa that would greatly improve living conditions for impoverished Commonwealth veterans and their survivors in the Caribbean. The plan was presented by Chris Warren, secretary-general of the Royal Commonwealth Ex-services League (RCEL)....
  • How well do you know Canada? Canvet Publications aims to find out!

    July 25, 2019 by Canvet Publications Ltd.
    Take the challenge and test your knowledge of Canada’s history. Canvet Publications is launching the Great Canada Quiz starting on July 29, 2019, with a chance to win cash prizes totaling $1,867. (After all, Canada’s Confederation was July 1, 1867!) Prizes of $1,000, $500 and...
  • Soldier’s Aid Commission still helping veterans

    July 15, 2019 by Tom MacGregor
    With more than 100 years of service, the little-known Ontario Soldiers’ Aid Commission (SAC) is still carrying on its mandate to financially assist veterans from the Second World War, Korean War and their dependants. When the First World War began, there was no department to...
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