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Your membership funds essential Veteran support
In addition to the Legion’s involvement in communities across Canada, your membership helps support the hard work that goes on behind the scenes, like funding crucial research and advocating to our government on behalf of Canada’s Veterans.
With the Dominion Convention less than a month away, we have high hopes for the difference we can make for Veterans today and for years to come.
Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Remembrance Poppy
On July 6, 1921, the organization that later became The Royal Canadian Legion officially recognized the Poppy as Canada’s lasting symbol of Remembrance. A century later, the Legion is commemorating this historic milestone.
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Help us honour and remember all those who wore a uniform for Canada. Who do you Remember? Submit your photo and words in our Gallery of Remembrance in honour of the Veterans in your life here.
Get your commemorative pin
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Poppy, the Legion has produced a commemorative Poppy pin reminiscent of those after the First World War.
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Be an Observer at the Legion Convention
For the first time ever, the Legion’s National Convention has moved online! The 2021 Convention will be held online August 13-15 – and you can be a part of it.
Join the 2021 Convention as an Observer for an exclusive, front-row seat to watch Legion workshops, committee reports, resolution discussions and election process. Plus, get an early introduction to the next group of leadership candidates.
If you want an inside look at the Convention, register as an Observer today for just $10. Registration closes August 3, 2021. Once we receive your registration information, an email will be sent with additional instructions.
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Scholarship applications are now open
Applications for the Royal Canadian Legion Masters Scholarship are now open!
Ongoing, focussed research is critical for the care and support of Canada’s Veterans. The Legion supports this research by awarding an annual Master’s level scholarship through the Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research to a student specializing in Military and Veterans Health Research.
If you know someone who may qualify for this scholarship, encourage them to apply today! The deadline for applications is August 5, 2021.
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Letter to Prime Minister
On behalf of Canada’s largest Veteran support organization that promotes and recognizes service, the Legion Dominion President sent a letter to the Prime Minister encouraging the Government to create a Platinum Jubilee Medal to recognize Her Majesty’s 70th anniversary of ascension to the Throne and lifetime of service.
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Call for Submissions: Dear Canada – Letters from WWII
Do you have family letters, stories and photos from WWII you’d like to share? 𝘿𝙚𝙖𝙧 𝘾𝙖𝙣𝙖𝙙𝙖: 𝙇𝙚𝙩𝙩𝙚𝙧𝙨 𝙛𝙧𝙤𝙢 𝙒𝙒𝙄𝙄 will be a live performance for this Remembrance Day and creator Miranda Mulholland is launching a call for submissions for letters to and from Canadians. The deadline is July 31st!
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