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The Royal Canadian Legion responds to federal budget 2019

The Royal Canadian Legion responds to federal budget 2019
Positive investments… lacking in detail OTTAWA – With the release of the federal budget, The Royal Canadian Legion is pleased to see a range of investments for veterans and families but awaits additional information on the mechanisms to be used, and the programs the funding will support. “The investments should provide a tangible difference in veterans’ lives and are good... Read More

Cardinal Legion to Host Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Night March 16th, 2019

Cardinal Legion to Host Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Night March 16th, 2019
CARDINAL – The Cardinal Legion will be hosting an evening of chuckles and laughs as they welcome Yuk Yuk’s Comedy tour to the branch on March 16th, 2019. The evening’s entertainment features comedians Chris Quigley, Greg Shroder, and Michael Lifshitz. Tickets are $25 each and are available at the branch during open hours. You can also get your tickets from... Read More

Honour and remember Canada’s Veterans through the Legion’s Virtual Wall of Honour and Remembrance

Honour and remember Canada’s Veterans through the Legion’s Virtual Wall of Honour and Remembrance
Ottawa – On November 11, the country honours its deceased Veterans in an outdoor display of their photos, projected near the National War Memorial, before the start of the Remembrance Day Ceremony. Anyone is welcome to send a photo of a fallen Canadian Veteran they would like to see in this act of Remembrance. Submit a photo to the Virtual... Read More

Minister of Veterans Affairs marks 75th anniversary of Operation Husky and the beginning of the Italian Campaign

Minister of Veterans Affairs marks 75th anniversary of Operation Husky and the beginning of the Italian Campaign
OTTAWA – The Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, issued the following statement today on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Operation Husky and the beginning of the Italian Campaign: “Today marks the 75th anniversary of the Allied assault on Sicily—codenamed Operation Husky—which began on July 10, 1943. “Canadian troops bravely waded ashore shortly after dawn and began their fight... Read More

Volunteer with your local Legion and make a difference

Volunteer with your local Legion and make a difference
Members of The Royal Canadian Legion are making a difference in their communities. Every year, Legionnaires spend millions of volunteer hours supporting homeless Veterans, volunteering with the Poppy Campaign to raise money for Veterans and their families in need, honouring the Fallen and teaching youth about the importance of Remembrance, ensuring ill and injured Veterans get the care and benefits... Read More

Wounded Warriors Canada Donates $175,000 to PTSD Service Dog Program

Wounded Warriors Canada Donates $175,000 to PTSD Service Dog Program
OTTAWA – Wounded Warriors Canada is proud to announce a $175,000 investment in PTSD service dogs through a partnership with Paws Fur Thought. This investment ensures stable funding to Paws Fur Thought allowing them, in turn, to pair 40 Veterans with service dogs over the next three years. Wounded Warriors Canada (WWC) has witnessed the life changing benefits that properly... Read More