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VAC opens office for women and LGBTQ2 veterans

Minister of Veterans Affairs Lawrence MacAulay announced on March 3 that Veterans Affairs Canada has opened an Office of Women and LGBTQ2 Veterans. “Women and LGBTQ2 service members continue to represent Canada in uniform, as they have for more than a century,” said MacAulay. The office, he said, would help the department provide these...
  • The Nov/Dec 2019 issue is on newsstands across Canada!

    November 7, 2019 by Legion Magazine
    Our best-selling November/December 2019 issue of Legion Magazine is out today! Look for it on newsstands or check your mailbox if you subscribe already.  LAST SOLDIER STANDING “They should commemorate all of them, instead of just one,” said the last surviving veteran of the First...
  • Operation VetBuild

    November 6, 2019 by Stephen J. Thorne
    Whether it’s cars, armoured vehicles, ships or aircraft, model-building is one of the joys of childhood—a mindful project with a rewarding outcome. It can be educational, absorbing and relaxing. But, most of all, it’s satisfying. Now, The Royal Canadian Legion is betting those benefits will carry...
  • In the early hours of Aug. 19, 1942, a largely Canadian military contingent conducted an ill-fated raid on German-occupied France. More than 6,000 infantry, including Private George Davies of the South Saskatchewan Regiment, landed on the beach at Dieppe that morning and faced deadly enemy fire....
  • 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...
  • Competition brings smile to athletes’ faces

    November 1, 2019 by Stephen J. Thorne
    Through thick and thin, the smile never seemed to leave the face of Manitoba’s Lara Denbow, a double medal-winner at the 43rd Legion National Youth Track and Field Championships held Aug. 9-11 in Sydney, N.S. Denbow, a 15-year-old native of Neepawa, Man., competing for Prairie...
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