Royal Canadian Legion

Volunteers work on a past year’s poppy fund activities at the Trafalgar/Pro Patria Legion on Gorge Road in Victoria. The provincial government announced $1.5 million in one-time funding for B.C. and Yukon legions on June 2 to help them stay open through the remainder of the pandemic. (Black Press Media file photo)

B.C. government announces $1.5 million in pandemic relief for struggling Legion branches

Property tax exemption is what Legions really need, Victoria branch president says

 

A poppy is projected on the side of the Peace Tower in Ottawa, Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. On the eve of Remembrance Day, the federal Liberal government is moving ahead with plans to provide emergency assistance to veterans organizations that have been battered by the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

VIDEO: Legion, other veterans groups to get $20M to weather COVID-19

Legion dominion president Tom Irvine welcomed the new funding as a long time coming

 

The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 4 (Chilliwack) is looking for volunteers this year for its annual Poppy Campaign. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Volunteers needed for Poppy Campaign in Chilliwack

The need for help with poppy boxes is greater than ever this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic

 

Keith Baxter (left), Hampton House general manager, presents veteran and resident Harold Thorp with a commemorative coin from the Royal Canadian Legion on Aug. 13, 2020. (Submitted/ Chilliwack Progress)

97-year-old Chilliwack veteran honoured for 75-year membership with Royal Canadian Legion

Harold Thorp was presented with a commemorative coin at his Hampton House home

Keith Baxter (left), Hampton House general manager, presents veteran and resident Harold Thorp with a commemorative coin from the Royal Canadian Legion on Aug. 13, 2020. (Submitted/ Chilliwack Progress)
Plaques of past presidents hang on the walls at The Royal Canadian Legion, St James Branch No. 4 in Winnipeg, Thursday, November 8, 2018. A number of Royal Canadian Legion branches across the country have launched online fundraising efforts to keep their doors open after suffering financial setbacks because of COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

‘Falling like dominoes’: Pandemic could lead to closure of 10% of Canada’s legions

Data shows 167 out of 1,381 legions have applied for CEBA

  • Jul 6, 2020
Plaques of past presidents hang on the walls at The Royal Canadian Legion, St James Branch No. 4 in Winnipeg, Thursday, November 8, 2018. A number of Royal Canadian Legion branches across the country have launched online fundraising efforts to keep their doors open after suffering financial setbacks because of COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
Royal Canadian Legion expels B.C. member for wearing unearned military commendations

Royal Canadian Legion expels B.C. member for wearing unearned military commendations

‘Stolen valour is stolen service and it’s just totally wrong’

Royal Canadian Legion expels B.C. member for wearing unearned military commendations