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Read the latest news releases and articles from Dominion Command of The Royal Canadian Legion.
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Past Dominion President receives Commendation Award
4 July 2019
The Royal Canadian Legion’s Immediate Past Dominion President Dave Flannigan received an award for his dedicated service to Canada’s Veterans at a ceremony in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia today.
Lee Harrison to represent The Royal Canadian Legion on the 2019 Nijmegen March
21 June 2019
The Royal Canadian Legion will be represented at this year’s Nijmegen March by Lee Harrison, member of Peterborough Legion Branch 52. We asked him about what this opportunity means to him, how he's training for the March, and why he became a Legion member.
The Royal Canadian Legion launches Operation VetBuild
16 June 2019
Serving and retired veterans participated in the national launch of The Royal Canadian Legion’s new Operation VetBuild program in Ajax, ON today. The program uses scale-model building kits in a supportive atmosphere.
Royal Canadian Legion shocked by government delay on homeless veteran motion
13 June 2019
The Legion recently participated in a public show of support for the motion put forward by Member of Parliament Neil Ellis. The motion called for a plan to end Veteran homelessness by 2025.
Legion releases hate group policy
3 June 2019
The Royal Canadian Legion Dominion Executive Council has approved a new policy related to affiliating with known hate groups.
New Royal Canadian Legion Executive Director takes the helm
24 May 2019
The Royal Canadian Legion’s National Headquarters is pleased to introduce its new National Executive Director, Steven Clark. Clark officially began his role this week in Ottawa.
Liberation 75: The Royal Canadian Legion partners with the Canadian Tulip Festival
13 May 2019
The Royal Canadian Legion celebrated the launch of the 2019 Canadian Tulip Festival in Ottawa, alongside partners including the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the National Capital Commission and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.
17 ways the government can better care for Canada’s Veterans
6 May 2019
As we approach the Federal Election in October with concerns over how the 2019 budget will directly affect Veterans, The Royal Canadian Legion is amplifying our continued advocacy for specific changes and improvements so Canada’s Veterans and their families can have a better quality of life.
Legion Member Volunteers are Making Canada a Better Place
8 April 2019
En cette Semaine de l'action bénévole, La Légion royale canadienne rend hommage à ses membres bénévoles qui, chaque jour, viennent en aide aux vétérans et aux collectivités de partout au Canada. Découvrez ce qu'ils font et comment vous pouvez vous impliquer.
Lower your flags for Vimy Ridge Day
3 April 2019
Join The Royal Canadian Legion, along with federal, provincial and municipal institutions, in lowering the Canadian flag on Tuesday, April 9 in observance of Vimy Ridge Day.