A strong and caring commitment of half a million dollars—that’s The Royal Canadian Legion’s initial funding for a program that will help homeless veterans across the country.
“I am extremely proud to announce a national Leave the Streets Behind program,” said Dominion President Pat Varga, who...
DOMINION PRESIDENT GORDON MOORE,
59, a life member of the Elmira, Ont., Branch, served with the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry. He has over 27 years’ Legion service, was first elected to the branch executive in 1986 and became president of Ontario Command in 2005. He...
A soft rain of red poppies, roughly 120,000 of them, drifted gently down during the two-minute silence at the opening ceremonies for The Royal Canadian Legion’s 44th Dominion Convention in Halifax, June 10-13. Each fashioned by a Nova Scotia student, most carried the name of...
VETERANS, SERVICE AND SENIORS
1. (VSS)—Urges Veterans Affairs minister to review composition of VRAB and consider appointing former members of the RCMP and CF.
2. (VSS)—Recommends VAC, DND/CF launch a program to ensure reservists and their families are aware of available health programs and services; asks VAC...
Under a clear Prairie sky, with sunlight glinting off the Golden Boy statue atop the Manitoba Legislative Building, more than a thousand Legionnaires marched toward the cenotaph in the city recognized as the birthplace of the Canadian Legion. The men and women making up the...
A MAN ALONE by Peter Court. The wartime experiences of Robert (Bob) Robinson as a British soldier in India and Burma in World War II included facing mutiny in his platoon. A Canadian citizen since 1954, he has taken part in many Remembrance Day marches in West Vancouver. Cost: £12.95, Postage £4. Order from: www.woodfieldpublishing.co.uk. Woodfield Publishing Limited, Bognor Regis PO 21 5EL England.
WORLD WAR II ESCORTED TOUR:
CANADIANS & THE ITALIAN CAMPAIGN
November 3-16, 2014. Join us as we follow the young Canadians in the First Division from their landing in Sicily, through the battles for the Moro River, Ortona, and the Liri Valley, on to the Gothic Line, finishing near Ravenna at the Savio, Lamone and Senio Rivers. Note: tour revolves around participation in the Remembrance Day Ceremony, Moro River Cemetery on November 11. Contact Ellison Travel & Tours 800-265-7022 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.ettravel.com/escorted for tour details.
2014 HMCS/CFB CORNWALLIS REUNION
August 22-August 25, 2014
The Cornwallis Reunion is open to all who served and trained in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia between 1942-1994. We welcome members of the military, former members of HMCS Acadia and civilian employees who assisted in the upkeep and operation of the base. For more information, please see our website at www.abcc.ca or call Toll Free: 1-888-830-4466.
Legion Magazine is a Canadian English-language magazine with a French insert. It is published in a four-colour format, covering stories about Canadians, Canada’s institutions its military and its heritage. Legion Magazine is recommended by The Royal Canadian Legion, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to serving veterans and their families and the perpetuation of remembrance.