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About the Legion BC/Yukon Command

One of the foremost respected community
service organizations in Canada

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BC/Yukon Command of The Royal Canadian Legion 

Mission Statement

The Royal Canadian Legion, BC/Yukon Command is a non-profit organization consisting of 149 Branches, 80 Ladies Auxiliaries and nearly 55,000 members. We are one of the foremost and most respected community service organizations in Canada, serving Veterans, ex-service personnel, seniors, youth and many aspects of community life.

Who We Help

Legion Services for Veterans their families

The Legion provides a range of services and supports for Veterans, their families and dependents. In addition to directly assisting Veterans and their families with the disability claims process through Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC), the Legion offers a variety of programs resources and referrals to support Veteran health, transition to civilian life, financial assistance and well-being. 

At the local Legion Branch, a Veteran or their family can:

Ladies Auxiliary

Many branches manage Ladies Auxiliaries which are major contributors to the day to day life of the branch.

Members of the Ladies' Auxiliary support the aims and objects of The Royal Canadian Legion and their dedicated service enriches the programs and activities of the Branch.

Did You Know

Did you know the Legion...

    Has nearly 50,000 members who contribute over 600,000 volunteer hours each year?

    Supports over 400 youth groups including Boy Scouts, Girl Guides & Cadets?

    Donates $7 million/year to a community, health, education & sports programs?

    Offers bursaries & scholarships?

    Funds medical research & specialized medical equipment?

    Raises over $21 million through gaming for academic & youth programs?

    Is the sole sponsor for the National Track & Field Championships?

Our Mission

The Royal Canadian Legion/BC Yukon Command is a non-profit organization consisting of 149 Branches, 80 Ladies' Auxiliaries and nearly 55,000 members. We are one of the foremost and most respected community service organizations in Canada, serving veterans, ex-service personnel, seniors, youth and many aspects of community life.

What We Do

Our mission is to serve Veterans, including serving military and RCMP members and their families, to promote Remembrance, and to serve our communities and our country.

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