The Legion has always been a great place for important conversations. In Canada, people have been gathering at Legion Branches to talk about Remembrance, Patriotism, Veterans and to share their stories. This blog honours that tradition, and we invite all Canadians to join the conversation.

Iron Soldier+

It’s an hour before the event is scheduled to begin. A bevy of organizers, uniformed military, first responders, and Legionnaires...

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The Persian Gulf– 25 years ago+

Canadians and the world watched as the Gulf War was on every TV channel, beaming live into our living rooms...

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Dear Old Blighty – July 10, 1915+

If there was one thing almost every British soldier on the Western Front wanted, it was a “Blighty”. Allegedly an...

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Cogs in the Machinery of War – June 24, 1915+

It was 10:00pm on a warm June night when a shrill blast from a steam whistle shattered the evening calm....

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A Brick Wall – May 13, 1915+

On May 13th 1915, a young Private named Horace Buckshaw sat in a trench and wrote in his diary: “Enjoyed...

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Dispatches from the Front – Entry #7+

The sun was shining bright and everyone got on the bus with a smile on their face. The first stop...

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