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What would you do?

I take a breath, scoot to the edge of my seat—ready to exit the van and eager to investigate our next stop. I walk along Ruytershoveweg Road toward a tall white wall, set back from the street and seemingly out of place among the trees that surround it. The beautiful clean lines and balanced...
  • Eight-ball championships a success despite floods

    October 16, 2019 by Stephen J. Thorne
    A transplanted Prince Edward Islander representing Miramichi, N.B., Branch won his second singles crown while the Manitoba-Northwestern Ontario squad from Norwood-St. Boniface in Winnipeg swept the team titles at The Royal Canadian Legion’s 2019 Dominion Eight-Ball Championships held May 25-26. But the real winner may...
  • Two double winners in remembrance contests

    October 15, 2019 by Sharon Adams
    – 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...
  • A new online health promotion

    September 27, 2019 by Legion Magazine
    Starting this September, veterans and their family members will be able to participate in a free online health promotion program called MissionVAV. This program, sponsored by the Veteran and Family Wellbeing Fund, is a fun way to improve wellness in different areas such as fitness, decreasing stress, improving sleep,...
  • Cree chief exonerated after 1885 conviction

    September 24, 2019 by Tom MacGregor
    Canadian military history was corrected in a formal ceremony on May 23 in Saskatchewan when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau exonerated Chief Poundmaker, who had been convicted of treason in 1885. Poundmaker was a Cree chief of a reserve at Cut Knife Hill in Saskatchewan. He...
  • Highland traditions on display at war museum

    September 19, 2019 by Tom MacGregor
    The skirl of the pipes can be heard at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa during a new exhibition dedicated to highland soldiers and the units they formed during the 20th century. The exhibition, Highland Warriors, opened June 7 and will run until Jan. 12....
  • Democracy in action is the best description of the 51st Alberta-Northwest Territories Command Convention held in Drumheller on May 10-12. The tone was set at the opening ceremonies where Dominion Past President Dave Flannigan reminded delegates that “Conventions are held so that we can make changes so we...
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