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Rainbow veterans seeking recognition

The Rainbow Veterans of Canada (RVC) is a new veterans group looking at providing support for those who suffered discrimination in the Canadian Armed Forces because of their sexual orientation. “We want to work with other veterans groups. We want to belong to the veteran community,” said Diane Pitre, president of the group which...
  • Choose our next cover of Canada’s Ultimate Story!

    August 28, 2019 by Canvet Publications Ltd.
    The Ypres Salient in Belgium was mostly a quagmire in the spring of 1915. The ground was torn up from countless artillery blasts, makeshift fortifications and a network of sandbagged trenches leading to along the front. It was here that Major John McCrae worked as...
  • Darts trophy stays in Nova Scotia

    August 27, 2019 by Tom MacGregor
    To win the dominion darts is one thing, but to win it in your home province is another,” said an enthusiastic Willie MacIsaac after his team successfully defended its title at the 2019 Dominion Command Darts Championships held at Dominion, N.S., Branch on May 3-5....
  • 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)....
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