We continually invest in research for better Veteran advocacy

The Legion is committed to supporting Veteran research. Through research, we can better understand the scope and nature of the challenges our Veterans and their families are facing.

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The Legion supports research initiatives such as:

  • Provides an annual $30,000 Royal Canadian Legion Masters Scholarship through the Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research (CIMVHR) towards Veterans’ research, helping train a future generation of researchers.
  • Committed $599,700 over a 3-year period to Heroes in Mind Advocacy and Research Consortium (HiMARC) to support the development and evaluation of early intervention resilience training programs.
  • Donated $75,000 to the Concussion Legacy Foundation Canada to fund concussion awareness, brain-related research and recovery in the Veteran community.
  • Sponsors the annual Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research Forum, aimed at sharing new research, exchanging ideas, learning and collaboration. Plus providing additional funding to host a student event at the CIMVHR Forum called SPEC – Student and Postdoctoral Engagement Committee.

Other ways we advocate:

We work with government, military and other Veteran organizations

We participate in advocacy at the national, provincial, branch and community levels