The Royal Canadian Legion

  • Help For Homeless Veterans

    September 1, 2012 by Sharon Adams
    A strong and caring commitment of half a million dollars—that’s The Royal Canadian Legion’s initial funding for a program that will help homeless veterans across the country. “I am extremely proud to announce a national Leave the Streets Behind program,” said Dominion President Pat Varga, who...
  • Front And Centre

    September 1, 2012 by Legion Magazine
    DOMINION PRESIDENT GORDON MOORE, 59, a life member of the Elmira, Ont., Branch, served with the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry. He has over 27 years’ Legion service, was first elected to the branch executive in 1986 and became president of Ontario Command in 2005. He...
  • Halifax 2012: The Legion Marches On

    September 1, 2012 by Sharon Adams
    A soft rain of red poppies, roughly 120,000 of them, drifted gently down during the two-minute silence at the opening ceremonies for The Royal Canadian Legion’s 44th Dominion Convention in Halifax, June 10-13. Each fashioned by a Nova Scotia student, most carried the name of...
  • Approved!

    September 1, 2012 by Legion Magazine
    VETERANS, SERVICE AND SENIORS GENERAL 1. (VSS)—Urges Veterans Affairs minister to review composition of VRAB and consider appointing former members of the RCMP and CF. 2. (VSS)—Recommends VAC, DND/CF launch a program to ensure reservists and their families are aware of available health programs and services; asks VAC...
  • 43rd Dominion Convention: Walking The Path Of Service

    September 1, 2010 by Sharon Adams
    Under a clear Prairie sky, with sunlight glinting off the Golden Boy statue atop the Manitoba Legislative Building, more than a thousand Legionnaires marched toward the cenotaph in the city recognized as the birthplace of the Canadian Legion. The men and women making up the...
  • 43rd Dominion Convention: The Delegates Decide

    August 31, 2010 by Legion Magazine
    Delegates participate in a business session at the Winnipeg Convention Centre. PHOTO: JENNIFER MORSE LEGEND Committee abbreviations: DEF—Defence; P&R—Poppy and Remembrance; R&A—Ritual and Awards; VSS—Veterans, Seniors, Service. Government abbreviations: CF—Canadian Forces; DND—Department of National Defence; VAC—Veterans Affairs Canada. Legislation: NVC—New Veterans Charter; SISIP—Service Income Security...
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