Royal 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
275,000 members and approximately 1,400 branches in Canada, the USA
As well 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
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.
Member Renewal Draw
Renew your membership by Nov. 30th to enter draw for one free
membership for 2021!
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VISA* GIFT CARDS!
Provide your email address to
www.legion.ca/email for a chance to win one of five $500 Canada
Post Visa* gift cards AND $500 for your branch!
Contest runs until January 31, 2020. All members in good standing
who have an email address entered are eligible to win. Members with
an email on file have access to benefits including automatic entry
in national member contests, the bi-monthly member newsletter,
notices of member opportunities, and more!