the Desk of our Membership Chair – Helen Fraser
The 2017 membership cards are now available at a renewal fee of $65.00.
Please renew as soon as possible!!
know? | Who can join? |
Why should I join? |
Canadian Legion was formed in 1926 with a membership of 50,000. The Legion's
commitment to the Remembrance of those
who gave their lives for peace and freedom is as valid today as it was then.
Today the Legion is one of the largest
community service organizations in Canada with more than 370,000 members and
approximately 1,500 branches in Canada, the USA and Europe.
as service to veterans and the community, the Legion has a strong and
continuing commitment in promoting Canada's contribution to world peace, the
protection of Canadian sovereignty and the preservation of national unity.
As the years take their toll on Canada's veteran population, the Legion
needs the infusion of new blood in order to maintain the many services
provided by The Royal Canadian Legion to communities across Canada.
Membership was originally restricted to those who had served in Canada's
Armed Forces and Merchant Navy. The Royal Canadian Legion is proud of its
military heritage and still maintains close ties with the Armed Forces
today; however, over the years, categories of membership have evolved to
include other members of the community.
Join us and make a
Members Initiated April 28, 2015, Michael
Myles, John McDermott, Rees Jennings, Paul Louiseize, Wayne Bernard, Stephanie
Choeurng, Dom Beaudoin, Janet Northcott and Ruth Rathwell
with President Ken Parker