We'd like to introduce you to one of our newest Ordinary Members from the UBC Branch, Corporal Reilly Ische. The UBC Branch obtained its charter in September 2019. The branch is comprised of currently serving and retired Canadian Armed Forces members, and civilians.
The Dominion Executive Council, under the leadership of Dominion President Comrade Tom
Irvine, is continuing to push the federal government for a financial aid package for Legion
As of August 7, 2020, many branches in BC have re-opened following the province's transition into Phase 3.
Royal Canadian Legion branches full under the category of Restaurants, cafes, pubs and breweries. Here's what to expect when visiting a Royal Canadian Legion branch in British Columbia.
What to Expect:
Photo: Canadian Forces.
Kamloops, BC – On Thursday, May 21 at 11:00am, the Kamloops Royal Canadian Legion Branch #52 will be hosting a tribute to honor Capt. Jenn Casey after the crash in Kamloops on Sunday, May 17, 2020.
Our Response to COVID-19
A state of emergency was declared in BC on March 17, 2020. We are all being encouraged to stay home and use social distancing if we do have to go out. The Provincial Health Officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry has issued an order to close all bars and clubs in BC effective immediately, March 17, 2020.
Our first concern is the health and safety of our veterans, members and their communities. We have advised our branches to follow the direction of their local Public Health Authority and our government.
The Royal Canadian Legion is committed to ensuring youth understand and continue the tradition of Remembrance.
Click below to see the 2019-2020 BC/Yukon Command Youth Remembrance Contest winners:
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.
Our Office will be closed from Tuesday, Dec.24, 2019 to January 1, 2020.
Enjoy the Holidays!
Now winter is on it's way and you may be thinking about taking care of your home.
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Fran is a retired Fine Arts professor (of over 20 years) from Vancouver Island University. She has a history of teaching students to put on shows and now she's created her own in memory of her father called, Dad's War.