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Read the latest news releases and articles from Dominion Command of The Royal Canadian Legion.
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First Poppy presented to Canada’s Governor-General
22 October 2018
Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, received the symbolic First Poppy from The Royal Canadian Legion’s Dominion President, Thomas D. Irvine, CD, in Ottawa today.
The Royal Canadian Legion supports introduction of new Veteran’s Service Card
11 September 2018
The Royal Canadian Legion is supportive of the new Veteran’s Service Card introduced today by Veterans Affairs Canada and the Department of National Defence, but is still pushing for further changes.
The Royal Canadian Legion recognizes Prince Harry with the 2018 Founders Award
28 August 2018
His Royal Highness the Duke of Sussex was recognized with the 2018 Founders Award during The Royal Canadian Legion’s Dominion Convention in Ottawa.
Delegates move agenda forward at Royal Canadian Legion national convention
28 August 2018
New ideas and new resolutions mark the outcome of the 2018 Royal Canadian Legion’s 47th Dominion Convention wrapping up in Winnipeg, Manitoba this week.
Tom Irvine elected new Royal Canadian Legion Dominion President
27 August 2018
Tom Irvine was acclaimed as The Royal Canadian Legion’s new Dominion President at the organization’s 47th Dominion Convention held this year in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
How the Legion helps Veterans and their families
23 July 2018
Each year, the Legion helps thousands of Veterans and their families, free of charge, across this country and abroad. Through the support of our membership, we are making a difference.
Legion names David Anderson as second Nijmegen March representative
25 June 2018
The Legion is pleased to introduce a second participant in this year’s Nijmegen March in the Netherlands this summer.
Legion wants more detail on regulations for Veterans
20 June 2018
We find VAC policies to be extremely complex, despite our repeated advice to provide simple, clear communication so Veterans can understand the impact of any changes on their lives.
Legion adopts new policy regarding outlaw motorcycle club colours
7 June 2018
All motorcycle riders are welcome at Legion branches and events, but the new policy means outlaw motorcycle members would need to remove their colours first.
National Memorial Riders remember our Fallen
5 June 2018
Close to 150 motorcycles and over 200 riders took part in the 2018 National Memorial Ride at the National Military Cemetery at Beechwood in Ottawa this year.