Why joining the Legion makes a difference
We support Canada'sVeterans
✔ free services and financial supports
✔ advocate for government action
✔ outreach to Veterans in need
We help CanadaRemember
✔ host Remembrance activities
✔ ensure all Canadians can wear a Poppy
✔ educate youth on Remembrance
We support our communities
✔ close to 260,000 member volunteers
✔ 1,350 Branches supporting Veterans
✔ helping our communities grow
Membership comes with benefits
Canada's Veterans benefit from your Legion Membership, and you do too!
A monthly member newsletter with the latest news from the Legion
Save $1000s through local and national deals and discounts with MemberPerks
Special member offers through our Member Benefit Partners
A paid subscription to Legion Magazine
Exclusive member products at the Legion Poppy Store
An official Legion membership card
Opportunities to participate in member sports, activities and sweepstakes
Volunteer opportunities through your Legion branch
Opportunities to add your voice to local and national Legion efforts
You don't have to be a Veteran to support a Veteran
Legion membership is open to any Canadian citizen or citizen of an Allied nation who is 18 years of age or older.
Includes still serving and retired military, reservists, RCMP, police officers, Canadian Coast Guard, and others listed in the General By-Laws.
Includes parents, spouses, widows, widowers, children, grandchildren, siblings, nieces, and nephews of a person who is or was eligible for Ordinary membership.
Affiliate voting membership
Includes Canadian citizens or Commonwealth subjects from an Allied nation who are not eligible for Ordinary or Associate membership.
Affiliate non-voting membership
Includes non-Canadian citizens or non-Commonwealth subjects from an Allied nation who support The Royal Canadian Legion’s aims and objectives.
Free first-year for Veterans, their families and graduating Cadets
Legion Welcome Programs for Veterans, their families and Cadets
Serving and retired CAF and RCMP, their eligible family members and graduating Sea, Army or Air Cadets who have not yet joined the Legion receive their first year of membership free!
Eligible applicants can join through one of the Legion Welcome Program links below:
> Veteran & Family Welcome Program
> Graduating Cadet Welcome Program
Joining the Legion is simple
Join your local Legion Branch from the comfort of your home.
Join by phone
Get help registering from our Member Help Desk. Call toll-free 8:30 – 4:30 EST.
Join at your local Branch
Apply in person at a Legion Branch near you.
Members make a difference at their Legion Branch