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Help support Branches
through trying times

It is undeniable that the COVID-19 pandemic has led to increased financial strain for Legion Branches. From granting $3 million in reserves to struggling Branches, to government and media outreach to draw attention to the need for financial support, we are doing everything possible to support Branches though these challenging times.
From the beginning, our members, Branches and Commands have come together as a united front. Please help continue the effort by offering to volunteer at your local Branch, or encouraging someone to become a member.
Learn more about the financial struggles facing the Legion and the efforts being made to get Branches the support they deserve.
Join the Legion Team and support the Navy Bike Ride
The Royal Canadian Legion is proud to sponsor the Navy Bike Ride’s Battle of the Atlantic Challenge, a FREE virtual cycling event that runs throughout the summer.
The event challenges participants to ride a cumulative 25,000 times between June 13 and August 30, 2020, in honour of the 25,000 voyages Canadian Naval and Merchant Marine Forces conducted in the Battle of the Atlantic 75 years ago.
You can register at any time during the event. We encourage all Legion members and their families to join our Legion Team! It’s a great way to stay active and honour Veterans this summer – plus, you can qualify for great prizes throughout the Challenge.
Register today  ‣
When choosing to register for a team, select ‘Open’ teams, and then Legion.
Legion members get a discount on registration for the 2020 virtual Army Run
The Legion is a proud sponsor of Canada Army Run in support of Canada’s military members and their families.
Canada Army Run is more than just a race. It's a community and camaraderie that brings Canadian Armed Forces members and their families together with the public. And for the first time ever, Canada Army Run is going virtual and national! We encourage all Legion members and their family to take part in this one-of-a-kind race event in support of Canada’s military community.
You can save $5 off your registration fee when you use code LEGION.
Learn more  ‣
Legion sends Canada Day gifts to troops overseas
Earlier this month, The Royal Canadian Legion helped launch Operation Canada Day, an initiative of Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services. 2,110 gifts were sent to troops overseas to help celebrate Canada Day, as well as a message of well wishes from the Legion.
Learn more about the Legion’s Veteran Health Research scholarship
Did you know that The Royal Canadian Legion awards an annual master’s scholarship to a student specializing in research related to Veterans and their families? Students are funded $15,000 each year for two years, helping advance Veteran health research. Deadline for applications has been extended to 31 August 2020.
Canadian Armed Forces Newspapers Youth Reporter Competition winner
The Royal Canadian Legion was proud to sponsor The Canadian Armed Forces Newspapers Youth Reporter Competition, providing a $2,500 scholarship award for the teen reporter whose submission received the most votes. Congratulations to Lleyton Maday from Morinville, Alberta for winning first place in the Youth Reporter Competition!
Read their submission  ‣
Your membership helps you save
Have you registered for MemberPerks® yet? It’s the Legion’s newest member benefits program, offering you thousands of deals at local and national retailers and service providers. With MemberPerks®, you can shop online or in-store, and save $1000s each year while you do it!
MemberPerks® has tons of great offers to help you make this summer one to remember. Register today to start including MemberPerks® in your summer plans.
Register today  ‣
Partner promotions
The following is brought to you by our partners, highlighting special offers and other information.
Exclusive offers from IRIS
Legion members can receive exclusive offers from IRIS.
As a Legion member, you can receive exclusive offers from IRIS.
When you use code RCLLRC at purchase, you can save $150 towards your next pair of prescription sunglasses or eyeglasses. Register now to learn more and receive your offers.
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