Royal Canadian Legion
For Members and Branches
Find a Branch
Who we are
What we do
How we operate
Importance of Remembrance
History of service
The Poppy Campaign
Silver Cross Mother
Youth and Remembrance
Advocating for Veterans
How we advocate
Advocating for change
Support for Veterans
Who we serve
Assistance with VAC
Adjusting to civilian life
Mental health and PTSD
Outreach and visitation
Support for families
Support for seniors
Canadian Veterans Abroad
Lost medals or service records
Funerals and burials
Contact a Service Officer
Articles on Veteran Services
Funding for organizations
Communities and youth
Legions in their communities
Youth leadership and sports
Become a Member
Renew your membership
Free membership for CAF & RCMP
Free membership for graduating Cadets
In this section
Read the latest news releases and articles from Dominion Command of The Royal Canadian Legion.
Stay up to date, subscribe to Legion updates:
Vancouver Legionnaire Wins a Trip for Two Aboard VIA Rail
17 May 2018
We are pleased to announce Mike Gardiner of Vancouver Branch 176 has won our latest member contest!
The Royal Canadian Legion names Nijmegen participant Ryan Ference
9 May 2018
The Royal Canadian Legion will be represented at this year’s Nijmegen March by Ryan Ference, a member of Branch #39 in Lloydminster, Saskatchewan.
Mental health support through the Legion
7 May 2018
The process for requesting assistance and support through a Legion Command Office is the same for all Veterans, regardless of whether the injury is physical or mental or whether the Veteran needs other support.
Volunteering at The Royal Canadian Legion
13 April 2018
The Royal Canadian Legion grew from a history of service. Today, we continue that tradition by volunteering to build a stronger Canada.
PEI Legion Member wins Legion’s Poppy Store Contest
9 April 2018
Congratulations to Erin Quinn from Charlottetown, PEI for winning the Royal Canadian Legion’s January Poppy Store VIA Rail Contest!
Legion flags at half-staff in recognition of Vimy Ridge Day
8 April 2018
The Canadian flag and all Royal Canadian Legion flags will be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Monday, April 9 in observance of Vimy Ridge Day 2018.
Planning for change - 2017: The year in review
22 March 2018
From supporting the Invictus Games to advocating for research into a controversial drug prescribed to soldiers, 2017 at The Royal Canadian Legion Dominion Command was full of activity.
The Legion and the New Veterans Charter – Then and Now
19 March 2018
Sometimes we field questions on the New Veterans Charter. Why did The Royal Canadian Legion support it in 2006? What was our role in bringing it to fruition? Why do we continue to advocate for improvements rather than a return to The Pension Act? In this article, we answer some of the key questions and respond to some of the concerns we hear.
Renewed call for research into effects of antimalarial drug mefloquine
14 March 2018
In light of renewed interest in the antimalarial drug called mefloquine, The Royal Canadian Legion is once again calling upon the Department of National Defence to end the drug’s use within the military until further research can be completed.
The Royal Canadian Legion responds to federal budget 2018
27 February 2018
While we welcome several parts of the budget, we’re still waiting for more detail on the financial implementation of the newly-released Pension for Life Plan for Veterans.