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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.
Whitewater Brewing Company and The Royal Canadian Legion launch “Legion Lager” in British Columbia
24 February 2018
Whitewater Brewing Company and The Royal Canadian Legion launched a new craft beer in British Columbia this weekend, marking the beer’s first foray into Western Canada.
Legion responds to Prime Minister’s Comments at Edmonton Town Hall
6 February 2018
While there have been and always will be financial considerations, we firmly believe that meeting our Veterans’ needs is fundamental to our foundation and freedom.
Legion Seeking Applicants for 2018 CAF Nijmegen March Team
31 January 2018
Dominion Command of The Royal Canadian Legion is seeking candidates who may wish to participate in the world’s largest walking/marching event held in mid-July in the Nijmegen area of Holland.
Alberta Legionnaire Wins a Trip for Two aboard VIA Rail
17 January 2018
As a Thank You, the Legion offered members a chance to win a trip aboard VIA Rail anywhere VIA travels.
Volunteer with your local Legion and make a difference
15 January 2018
Legion members are our boots-on-the-ground and the backbone of the organization. They are the reason we are able to support those who served and help our communities… and YOU can be a part of it!
The Royal Canadian Legion responds to new pension for life option for Veterans
21 December 2017
The Royal Canadian Legion is encouraged after reviewing initial details of a new pension for life option for Veterans, released by Veterans Affairs Canada.
Operation Santa Claus brings the spirit of Christmas to troops overseas
19 December 2017
The Royal Canadian Legion is wishing troops overseas a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays through its support of Operation Santa Claus once again this year.