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Honouring the sacred sentiment of Remembrance, while serving, promoting, and acting

2020 Poppy Campaign

Every year, from the last Friday of October to November 11, tens of millions of Canadians wear a Poppy as a visual pledge to honour Canada’s Veterans and remember those who sacrificed for the freedoms we enjoy today. While the Poppy is distributed freely to all who wish to wear one, the Legion gratefully accepts donations to the Poppy Fund.

75th Anniversary of the Dutch Liberation of Holland - Candlelight Tributes

 

As of March 15, 2020, all candlelight tribute events have been cancelled.

 

In partnership with the Dutch Liberation Canadian Society 2020, the BC/Yukon Command of the Royal Canadian Legion will be hosting candlelight tribute events to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Dutch Liberation of Holland. On May 2, 2020 at 8:45PM, 39 Legion branches across British Columbia will be holding candlelight tributes at their local cenotaph or cemetery. 

Legion Week 2019

Legion Week Poster

Legion week is a time when legion branches throughout the BC/Yukon open their doors to the public, create community, family events and promote remembrance.

Here are some examples of branch events: 

2018-2019 Youth Video Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the Youth Remembrance Video Contest who have been chosen for their talent in conveying passion and understanding about why it is important to remember.

This is our 9th year conducting this competition in concert with the National Poster and Literary contest.  We continue to reach out to youth and citizens in ways which will promote remembrance, engage and educate today's youth.  A BIG THANK YOU to the branches in the communities of these young people, who will step up to celebrate their local winner!

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