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Nov 11, 2018, 15:20 ET Thousands join National Remembrance Day Ceremony

Commemoration of Armistice 100 adds poignancy at National War Memorial OTTAWA, Nov. 11, 2018 /CNW/ - Canadians paid their respects to Canada's Fallen in communities across the country today and at...


Nov 01, 2018, 06:00 ET The Royal Canadian Legion announces National Silver Cross Mother 2018-2019

OTTAWA, Nov. 1, 2018 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Legion's Dominion President, Thomas D. Irvine, CD, is proud and honoured to present this year's National Silver Cross Mother to Canada. Ms. Anita...


Oct 31, 2018, 12:06 ET VIA Rail and Legion invite Canadians to remember

OTTAWA, Oct. 31, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - To mark the Remembrance Period and the 100th anniversary of the Armistice this year, VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) in partnership with The Royal Canadian Legion (the ...


Oct 26, 2018, 09:00 ET The Royal Canadian Legion launches 2018 National Poppy Campaign

Virtual red "poppy drop" and new digital poppy highlight campaign OTTAWA, October 26, 2018 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Legion National Poppy Campaign is officially underway with thousands of poppies...


Oct 24, 2018, 11:00 ET The Royal Canadian Legion launches Bells of Peace initiative

Ringing of bells and gravesite flags to commemorate Armistice 100 OTTAWA, Oct. 24, 2018 /CNW/ - With five symbolic peals from the HMCS Carleton Naval Bell, The Royal Canadian Legion in partnership...


Oct 22, 2018, 12:00 ET First Poppy presented to Canada's Governor-General

First digital poppy also unveiled as part of 2018 National Poppy Campaign OTTAWA, Oct. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of...


Sep 11, 2018, 16:54 ET The Royal Canadian Legion supports introduction of new Veteran's Service Card

Expanded version of new card and Family Service Card still needed OTTAWA, Sept. 11, 2018 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Legion is supportive of the new Veteran's Service Card introduced today by Veterans ...


Aug 28, 2018, 19:44 ET The Royal Canadian Legion names Prince Harry recipient of the 2018 Founders Award

OTTAWA, Aug. 28, 2018 /CNW/ - His Royal Highness the Duke of Sussex was named the recipient of the 2018 Founders Award during The Royal Canadian Legion's Dominion Convention in Ottawa. Every two...


Aug 28, 2018, 15:28 ET Speakers, delegates move agenda forward at Royal Canadian Legion national convention

OTTAWA, Aug. 28, 2018 /CNW/ - New ideas and new resolutions mark the outcome of the 2018 Royal Canadian Legion's 47th Dominion Convention wrapping up in Winnipeg, Manitoba this week. "I am pleased...


Aug 27, 2018, 11:40 ET Tom Irvine elected new Royal Canadian Legion Dominion President

OTTAWA, Aug. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - Tom Irvine was acclaimed as The Royal Canadian Legion's new Dominion President at the organization's 47th Dominion Convention held this year in Winnipeg, Manitoba. "I am ...


Aug 25, 2018, 17:59 ET The Royal Canadian Legion's 47th Biennial Dominion Convention opens in Winnipeg

"Embracing a modern-day Legion in the spirit of our Veterans" OTTAWA, Aug. 25, 2018 /CNW/ - WHAT: Members of the Royal Canadian Legion will gather to elect new national officers to two-year terms and ...


Aug 10, 2018, 12:25 ET 42nd Legion National Youth Track and Field Championships begin in Brandon, Manitoba

Under 16 and under 18 categories OTTAWA, Aug. 10, 2018 /CNW/ - The 2018 Royal Canadian Legion's National Youth Track and Field Championships are a underway in Brandon, Manitoba as 650 athletes from...


Aug 09, 2018, 16:11 ET Media Advisory - 42nd Royal Canadian Legion National Youth Track and Field Championships: Aug. 10-12, Brandon MB

Under 16 and under 18 categories OTTAWA, Aug. 9, 2018 /CNW/ - WHAT: The Royal Canadian Legion National Youth Track and Field Championships and Opening Ceremonies WHEN: August 10-12 - Competition...


Jul 17, 2018, 10:00 ET Royal Canadian Legion representatives begin Nijmegen March in the Netherlands

Tough walk an emotional journey of endurance and remembrance OTTAWA, July 17, 2018 /CNW/ - Two Royal Canadian Legion representatives will begin a long and difficult journey as part of the Canadian...


May 18, 2018, 15:27 ET The Royal Canadian Legion proud to support 100th Memorial Cup

OTTAWA, May 18, 2018 /CNW/ - It's a milestone year for the 2018 Mastercard Memorial Cup, and The Royal Canadian Legion is once again a strong supporter of the event being held from May 18-27 in...


Feb 27, 2018, 19:18 ET The Royal Canadian Legion responds to federal budget 2018 - A step in the right direction for Veterans and families

OTTAWA, Feb. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Legion is encouraged by the commitments in this year's federal budget in areas of importance to Veterans and their families. "The investments outlined ...


Feb 24, 2018, 17:30 ET Whitewater Brewing Company and The Royal Canadian Legion launch "Legion Lager" in British Columbia

Sale of new craft beer will help support Veterans' programs OTTAWA, Feb. 24, 2018 /CNW/ - Whitewater Brewing Company and The Royal Canadian Legion launched a new craft beer in British Columbia this...


Feb 24, 2018, 14:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Whitewater Brewing Company to launch Legion Lager in British Columbia/

Established brew to make its first foray into Western Canada OTTAWA, Feb. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - Legion Lager by Whitewater Brewing Company will be officially launched at a special event in British...


Feb 22, 2018, 12:00 ET Media Advisory - Whitewater Brewing Company to launch Legion Lager in British Columbia

Established brew to make its first foray into Western Canada OTTAWA, Feb. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - Legion Lager by Whitewater Brewing Company will be officially launched at a special event in British...


Dec 21, 2017, 13:15 ET The Royal Canadian Legion responds to new pension for life option for Veterans

Veterans Affairs Canada releases pension for life option giving injured Veterans access to lifetime financial support OTTAWA, Dec. 21, 2017 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Legion is encouraged after...


Dec 19, 2017, 14:58 ET Operation Santa Claus brings the spirit of Christmas to troops overseas

Royal Canadian Legion assembles hundreds of gift bags for Canadian soldiers OTTAWA, Dec. 19, 2017 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Legion is wishing troops overseas a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays...


Nov 11, 2017, 13:31 ET Remembrance Day Ceremony at National War Memorial draws thousands

People pay respects at Ottawa's National War Memorial and at commemorations across the country OTTAWA, Nov. 11, 2017 /CNW/ - Canadians paid their respects to Canada's Fallen by taking part in...


Nov 10, 2017, 14:19 ET Media Advisory - National Remembrance Day Ceremony 2017

OTTAWA, Nov.10, 2017 /CNW/ - Commemoration at the National War Memorial in Ottawa WHAT: The Royal Canadian Legion presents the National Remembrance Day Ceremony WHEN: Saturday, November 11, activity...


Nov 01, 2017, 06:00 ET The Royal Canadian Legion names National Silver Cross Mother 2017

OTTAWA, Nov. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Legion's Dominion President David Flannigan is honoured to introduce Mrs. Diana Abel as the National Silver Cross Mother for 2017. Mrs. Abel's only...


Oct 27, 2017, 13:02 ET The Royal Canadian Legion launches Virtual Poppy Drop 2017

Virtual red poppies falling on Parliament also mark the beginning of the National Poppy Campaign OTTAWA, Oct. 27, 2017 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Legion is set to launch the 2017 version of its...