Free representation available to veterans

Did you know service officers care and can help you, and it will cost you nothing? Yes, that is true, free of charge. The Royal Canadian Legion’s Veterans Services Network service officers can assist and represent still-serving Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members, veterans, RCMP members and their families regarding disability claims or related issues...
  • Serving You: July/August 2015

    July 5, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    Many members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and their families appreciate the work being done by The Royal Canadian Legion on behalf of military veterans and their families, but few RCMP members realize the important work the Legion does on their...
  • Serving You: May/June 2015

    June 5, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    At The Royal Canadian Legion’s 45th Dominion Convention in 2014, a resolution was passed that allows a branch or district, with prior approval from its provincial command, to use poppy funds to cover costs associated with service dogs for veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder...
  • Serving you: March/April 2015

    March 5, 2015 by admin
    Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) is responsible for the care and well-being of qualified veterans accommodated in long-term care (LTC) facilities across Canada. In October 2013, The Royal Canadian Legion (RCL) was awarded the Outreach and Visitation Initiative contract from VAC. This replaced the Long-Term Care...
  • Serving You: January/February 2015

    January 1, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services (CFMWS) has introduced the CFOne Card, the one card you need to access morale and welfare programs and services....
  • Serving You: November/December 2014

    November 1, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    Allied veterans from the United Kingdom, their families and widows who are in financial need can approach Legion branches or provincial commands to obtain assistance from poppy funds and are encouraged to do so. They can also obtain assistance from benevolent funds back in the...
  • Serving You: September/October 2014

    September 1, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    New Guide For Seniors Support Program Statistics Canada reports the number of seniors (65+) in Canada is projected to increase to 9.8 million in 2036 and will represent about 25 per cent of the total...
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