Honouring Veterans

In today’s fast-paced world, it can be easy to take our way of life for granted, and forget what so many men and women sacrificed for our freedoms. Remembrance initiatives remind us to take time to honour those who have dedicated their lives to serve our nation. 

The Poppy Campaign

Learn about the Poppy Campaign and how to get involved to show your recognition of Canada's Veterans.

National Remembrance Day Ceremony

Find out what's new this year and how you can participate in the National Remembrance Day Ceremony.

Youth and Remembrance

There are many ways to get Canada's youth involved in this year’s period of Remembrance. Check out some of the ideas here, including an education guide and ways to get creative.

Words of Remembrance

What does Remembrance mean to you? Why is it important to Remember Canada's Veterans? Share your words in our gallery of Remembrance.

History of Service

Learn more about Canada's service throughout history.

Remembrance Day

Find out how you can honour and remember Canada's Veterans this Remembrance Day.

The Importance of Remembrance

Learn why it's important to continue the tradition of Remembrance to honour the Fallen and thank all who served.

National Silver Cross Mother

The 2021 National Silver Cross Mother is Mrs. Josée Simard who lost her daughter, Karine Blais, Trooper in the Canadian Army, in 2009.

Promoting Remembrance

From pilgrimages to ceremonies to visiting schools—Find out all the ways the Legion and our members promote Remembrance to ensure Canada never forgets.

The Poppy Store

Shop at The Royal Canadian Legion's Poppy Store to support and honour Veterans year-round.