The 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 400,000 members and approximately 1,600 branches in Canada, the USA and Europe.
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 unity.
Here are just some of the many benefits membership in The Royal Canadian Legion brings:
~Social Activities such as Bridge, Darts, Cribbage, Music evenings and more!
~A diverse Member Benefits Package. (Only Legion members are entitled to the benefits offered).
~Leadership - You will have the opportunity to grow within this great organization. The Legion needs members who can take on the Leadership challenge.
~Legion Magazine- Published six times a year.
The many opportunities and programs offered by The Royal Canadian Legion are identified throughout our web site or you may wish to contact your local Legion Branch or Post for more information.
The Royal Canadian Legion Welcomes You!
Membership in The Royal Canadian Legion originates at the local branch level.
You should apply for membership by contacting our branch. We will assist you in completing your application form and can advise you on your eligibility status and what documentation may be required. Each branch enjoys a measure of autonomy so activities, programs and membership dues may vary from other branches so please ask and we will explain these items in more detail.