Housing & Community

Housing

The Legion is the largest not-for-profit developer in BC of affordable, assisted housing for veterans and seniors.

Homeless Vet

Here are a few examples of how the Legion is working to ensure veterans & seniors have access to safe, affordable housing:

Since 1956, the Legion in BC has provided affordable housing to thousands of veterans and seniors. Today, the Legion operates over 4,500 units in 70 facilities with a community investment of approximately $94 million.

Assisted living accommodation has also been constructed (or is under construction) by Legion branches and arms-length Housing Societies within BC/Yukon Command totalling approximately 1,100 units, with many more on the drawing board.

Affordable and Assisted Living Housing Resources

Video above: Director Dave Sinclair gives a tour of Legion Manor (Saanich, BC) on Chek News.


Community

If you've been around a hospital in BC lately, and took a look around at some of the specialized medical equipment, there's a good chance it was placed there through the fundraising efforts of the Legion Foundation and its kind and generous donors.

Here are a few examples of how the Legion Foundation is contributing to the health & longevity of British Columbians:

  • Geriatric Research
  • Professional Training of Geriatric Physicians & Nurses
  • Educational Funding for rural doctors
  • MRI machines
  • Operating room equipment
  • Emergency room lights
  • A special focus on getting rural communities the medical equipment they require