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Read the latest news releases and articles from Dominion Command of The Royal Canadian Legion.
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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.
The Royal Canadian Legion responds to federal budget 2019
19 March 2019
With the release of the federal budget, The Royal Canadian Legion is pleased to see a range of investments for veterans and families but awaits additional information on the mechanisms to be used, and the programs the funding will support.
2018: An eventful year at Legion National Headquarters
4 March 2019
The theme of Remembrance deeply infused the work of The Royal Canadian Legion in 2018, as it commemorated the 100th anniversary of the signing of the armistice that ended the First World War.
The Royal Canadian Legion welcomes new Minister of Veterans Affairs Canada
1 March 2019
The Royal Canadian Legion welcomes Canada’s new Minister of Veterans Affairs, the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay.
Preliminary review of Pension For Life for injured veterans is alarming
25 February 2019
The findings in the recent Parliamentary Budget Officer Report, The cost differential between three regimes of Veterans Benefits, causes The Royal Canadian Legion great concern.
Legion comments on volatility in VAC leadership
13 February 2019
With the latest change in leadership at Veterans Affairs Canada, The Royal Canadian Legion remains increasingly concerned that the Canadian government is not duly focused on the needs of our Veterans and that no one really has full focus on this portfolio.
Four ways you can support veterans year-round
5 February 2019
Veterans need your support this holiday season and year-round. Here are four ways you can ensure Veterans get the help they deserve.
Focus on mental health: Canada’s National Silver Cross Mother Anita Cenerini shares thoughts
31 January 2019
Anita Cenerini's son, Private Thomas Welch died on May 8, 2004. His death is marked as the first death by suicide of a Canadian Soldier after returning home from the Afghanistan mission. As Canada’s National Silver Cross Mother, Mrs. Cenerini shares her thoughts on mental health.