Royal Canadian Legion

Tickets for a burger and a beer or a glass of the house wine are $20 each, with $5 going directly to the fundraiser. (Lesley Nantel/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge Legion holding fundraiser for Lytton

Students at Kanaka Creek raise more than $1,000 for Lytton family who has to rebuild

 

Volunteers work on a past year’s poppy fund activities at the Trafalgar/Pro Patria Legion on Gorge Road in Victoria. The provincial government announced $1.5 million in one-time funding for B.C. and Yukon legions on June 2 to help them stay open through the remainder of the pandemic. (Black Press Media file photo)

B.C. government announces $1.5 million in pandemic relief for struggling Legion branches

Property tax exemption is what Legions really need, Victoria branch president says

 

Second World War veteran Joe King and Roger Welch of the Maple Ridge Legion. (Special to The News)

One of Maple Ridge’s last Second World War vets remembers

Joe King has military in his blood after a long career

 

A poppy is projected on the side of the Peace Tower in Ottawa, Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. On the eve of Remembrance Day, the federal Liberal government is moving ahead with plans to provide emergency assistance to veterans organizations that have been battered by the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

VIDEO: Legion, other veterans groups to get $20M to weather COVID-19

Legion dominion president Tom Irvine welcomed the new funding as a long time coming

A poppy is projected on the side of the Peace Tower in Ottawa, Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. On the eve of Remembrance Day, the federal Liberal government is moving ahead with plans to provide emergency assistance to veterans organizations that have been battered by the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Legion president Al Casswell hands a poppy to Pitt Meadows Mayor Bill Dingwall. (Special to The News)

Legion poppy campaign will start Nov. 1

Maple Ridge’s Legion branch has been raising more than $72,000

Legion president Al Casswell hands a poppy to Pitt Meadows Mayor Bill Dingwall. (Special to The News)
Plaques of past presidents hang on the walls at The Royal Canadian Legion, St James Branch No. 4 in Winnipeg, Thursday, November 8, 2018. A number of Royal Canadian Legion branches across the country have launched online fundraising efforts to keep their doors open after suffering financial setbacks because of COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

‘Falling like dominoes’: Pandemic could lead to closure of 10% of Canada’s legions

Data shows 167 out of 1,381 legions have applied for CEBA

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Plaques of past presidents hang on the walls at The Royal Canadian Legion, St James Branch No. 4 in Winnipeg, Thursday, November 8, 2018. A number of Royal Canadian Legion branches across the country have launched online fundraising efforts to keep their doors open after suffering financial setbacks because of COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
Superbowl is one of many of the functions that has typically drawn in large crowds to the Royal Canadian Legion’s Maple Ridge branch lounge through the years. (Black Press Media files)

Maple Ridge legion ‘struggling’

Nationally close to one in 10 legions facing closure

Superbowl is one of many of the functions that has typically drawn in large crowds to the Royal Canadian Legion’s Maple Ridge branch lounge through the years. (Black Press Media files)
Members of the Simon Fraser University Robert Malcolm Memorial Pipe Band perform for seniors living along 224 Street in Maple Ridge. (Contributed)

SFU pipe band performs for seniors in Maple Ridge

Next performance in Langley on April 15

Members of the Simon Fraser University Robert Malcolm Memorial Pipe Band perform for seniors living along 224 Street in Maple Ridge. (Contributed)
Veterans chat in front of legion before 2019 Remembrance Day parade in Maple Ridge. Phil Melnychuk/THE NEWS

Maple Ridge Legion branch closed due to COVID-19 risk

Sunday’s general meeting is cancelled

Veterans chat in front of legion before 2019 Remembrance Day parade in Maple Ridge. Phil Melnychuk/THE NEWS
Royal Canadian Legion expels B.C. member for wearing unearned military commendations

Royal Canadian Legion expels B.C. member for wearing unearned military commendations

‘Stolen valour is stolen service and it’s just totally wrong’

Royal Canadian Legion expels B.C. member for wearing unearned military commendations