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Soldier’s Aid Commission still helping veterans

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 look after veterans or pensions to support those who...
  • 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...
  • Mural added to Regina Branch

    February 21, 2019 by Legion Magazine
    A new mural at Regina Branch honours the Second Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, tracing its history from the First World War to modern day, explains Ron Hitchcock, curator of the branch’s expansive military museum. The mural, by artist Mary-Ann Dubé, adds to the visual...
  • Pépère’s war story

    February 2, 2019 by Michelle T. Lambert
    Hormidas Odilon (Henry) Goulet enlisted with the 22nd Battalion in Montreal in 1914. When he gave his name, the officer apparently told him, “We’ll call you Henry.” He fought in France and Belgium until he was wounded in 1916. He was discharged in 1917. His...
  • Belgian King, Mons gun arrive in Canada

    February 1, 2019 by Stephen J. Thorne
    VIDEO INTERVIEW: Legion Magazine sat down with Tim Cook, author and historian at the Canadian War Museum, to discuss the Museum’s recent acquisition (on loan) of a Canadian 18-pound field gun that is said to have fired its last shots at Mons immediately before the...
  • Portraits say, “Here is my story”

    February 1, 2019 by Legion Magazine
    The Canadian War Museum and Legion Magazine are collaborating on a new exhibition featuring haunting portraits of wounded veterans by writer-photographer Stephen J. Thorne. Opening at the museum in mid-February and running until early June, The Wounded features 18 large-format black-and-white photographs of wounded Canadian veterans, primarily from...
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