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Two double winners in remembrance contests

– Click on images to enlarge – When does the service and sacrifice of men and women who fought and died for Canada move from history to reality? For Gina Spencer, winner of The Royal Canadian Legion’s senior essay contest, it was on a Grade 10 pilgrimage, while standing over the grave of Thomas...
  • Fix it and fast

    May 10, 2019 by Legion Magazine
    None of this should have happened, and it should have been fixed years ago. Late last year, Veterans Affairs Canada revealed that some veterans received lower disability pension payments than they should have, owing to an accounting error made by VAC between 2003 and 2010....
  • New warships will confront growing naval threats

    May 6, 2019 by David J. Bercuson
    In early February, the federal government finally announced that it has chosen a British warship design, the Type 26 Global Combat Ship, to replace the current fleet of Halifax-class frigates and the now-defunct fleet of Iroquois-class destroyers. Fifteen of these ships will be built in...
  • War Museum opens Wounded exhibition

    May 3, 2019 by Tom MacGregor
    A powerful exhibition of stark black-and-white images of wounded soldiers opened on Feb. 15 at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa. The Wounded is a collaboration between the museum and Legion Magazine to present photos and profiles by Stephen J. Thorne. Many of the men...
  • HomeEquity Bank has joined The Royal Canadian Legion Member Benefits Package (MBP), which means more variety and choice for members and their families. HomeEquity Bank, provider of the CHIP Reverse Mortgage, is a federally regulated Canadian bank that allows Canadian homeowners who are 55 or...
  • May/June 2019 issue – Now available!

    May 1, 2019 by Legion Magazine
    The May/June 2019 issue of Legion Magazine is out today! Look for it on newsstands or check your mailbox if you subscribe already. HOW D-DAY CHANGED THE WORLD Life as we know it began on June 6, 1944 UNSUNG VALOUR IN NORMANDY Seven soldiers who made little-known...
  • Pilot project introduces new transition program

    March 25, 2019 by Sharon Adams
    The Canadian Armed Forces has begun a program that will help its members make an easier transition to their life after service. The goal of the new Canadian Armed Forces Transition Group is to ensure that members leaving the service and their families receive the...
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