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Are you a veteran with dual entitlement?

A veteran with dual entitlement is someone who has been (or may be) granted disability entitlement under both the Pension Act and the New Veterans Charter (NVC). The combined disability pension and disability award(s) paid to veterans with dual entitlement cannot exceed 100 per cent of the disability evaluation. For some veterans, it may be...
  • Mental health counselling available

    November 30, 2017 by Legion Magazine
    What is the Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) Assistance Service? The VAC Assistance Service is a counselling and referral service, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week through a toll-free number to veterans, former RCMP members, their families and caregivers. The VAC Assistance Service...
  • B.C. branches aid in wildfire relief

    November 30, 2017 by Stephanie Slegtenhorst
    Legion branches across British Columbia were out in full force to aid those affected by the wildfires that spread through the province this summer. In a letter to branches in July, Sandy Reiser, executive director of British Columbia/Yukon Command, sent out a call for help:...
  • Canadian veterans’ graves marked in California

    November 30, 2017 by Cameron Cathcart
    Strolling through the Inglewood Park Cemetery, east of Los Angeles, in 2003, Charles Brechin, then the president of California Branch of The Royal Canadian Legion in Vista, California, struck up a conversation with a cemetery groundskeeper. He was told that “about six” Canadian veterans were...
  • Community outreach and a rate increase

    November 30, 2017 by Eric Harris
    Unexpectedly clear blue skies greeted delegates at the 65th Newfoundland and Labrador Command Convention in Stephenville on Aug. 26-30. Proceedings got underway on a sunny Sunday afternoon with a parade from Blanche Brooke Park to the cenotaph. A remembrance ceremony followed, with wreaths placed by...
  • Winner of three major awards at the 2017 Canadian Online Publishing Awards! Last week at the 2017 Canadian Online Publishing Awards in Toronto, Canvet Publications Ltd. (publisher of Legion Magazine and Canada’s Ultimate Story) was named the 2017 Independent Publisher of the Year! The award...
  • Remembrance Day at the National War Memorial

    November 10, 2017 by Legion Magazine
    Coverage ended. Watch the full stream above. Watch The Royal Canadian Legion’s Live Steam at the National War Memorial here and Tweet to us @Legion_Magazine Tweets by Legion_Magazine  ...
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