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Choose our cover for the next issue of Canada’s Ultimate Story!

2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War and the next issue of Canada’s Ultimate Story explores that pivotal year of victory. Help us choose the next cover for this milestone issue 1945 – Canada and the end of the Second World War. On newsstands across Canada Feb.3, 2020....
  • 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)....
  • How well do you know Canada? Canvet Publications aims to find out!

    July 25, 2019 by Canvet Publications Ltd.
    Take the challenge and test your knowledge of Canada’s history. Canvet Publications is launching the Great Canada Quiz starting on July 29, 2019, with a chance to win cash prizes totaling $1,867. (After all, Canada’s Confederation was July 1, 1867!) Prizes of $1,000, $500 and...
  • Soldier’s Aid Commission still helping veterans

    July 15, 2019 by Tom MacGregor
    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...
  • Ending veterans’ homelessness requires a co-ordinated national plan, targeted funding for housing projects, a rent supplement—and involvement of the Legion. “The Royal Canadian Legion, with its nationwide network, is simply irreplaceable in terms of translating national objectives to the local level,” said the federal Standing...
  • Counting veterans

    July 5, 2019 by Legion Magazine
    We know that some 7,000 Canadians served in the South African War, approximately 650,000 Canadians and Newfoundlanders enlisted during the First World War, more than one million served in the Second World War, more than 26,000 served in the Korean War, and several hundred thousand...
  • Cross Border Doctor

    July 4, 2019 by Murray Brewster
    It can be extraordinary who and what you will find when digging into family history. In an article for Legion Magazine last year, CBC journalist Murray Brewster wrote about the Battle of Ridgeway and the eyewitness account of his great-great-grandfather, a doctor and United States...
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