To serve Veterans, including serving military and RCMP members and their families,
to promote Remembrance, and to serve our communities and our country.
The Legion is Canada’s largest Veteran and community service organization. Our membership includes currently serving and retired Canadian Armed Forces and Royal Canadian Mounted Police members, as well as the mothers and fathers, wives and husbands, sons and daughters, and grandchildren of Veterans. Each of these individuals is impacted by the care our Veterans receive and the issues affecting them.
We also welcome into our membership those without military affiliation who support Canada’s Veterans. Legion members, whether they have served or not, help Veterans and their families, promote Remembrance, support Legion programs, and volunteer their time to provide essential services within their communities. Without Legion volunteers, the tremendous programs and services the Legion provides to our Veterans and their families would disappear.
We are proud and honoured by the work our members do for Veterans, and we welcome all Canadians to join and stand with us to honour and help those who serve and have served.
Canadian or Commonwealth Citizen Federal Voting age Military service, (Reg. /Res.) Police etc.
Canadian or Commonwealth Citizen Federal Voting age Related to someone who qualifies for Ord. membership
Canadian or Commonwealth Citizen Federal Voting age Does not qualify for Ordinary or Associate membership
Any Citizen from any Allied country, excluding Canada and the Commonwealth Federal Voting age Does not qualify for Ordinary, Associate or Affiliate Voting Cannot vote or hold office.
Membership Application Process
There are 4 types of membership, each one with different requirements that must be met. These are not all-inclusive, if you are not sure what is required please contact the Membership Chairman or Committee member.
Once your application is complete, submit it along with any applicable information (above) to the Bar Steward. The membership committee will look at the application, and verify all information is filled out correctly and determine that the applicant is eligible for membership. The membership chair or committee member may contact you at this stage if there is any additional information or clarification that is required.
Once your application is approved by the membership committee, the next step is to have your application approved by the General membership. Because this is a members club, it is the general membership that has the final say in the application process. This will take place at the first General meeting after the application is approved.
The next step, after approval of your application, is to arrange for you to attend a General meeting, at this meeting you will be initiated into the Legion. General meetings are held on the 4th Sunday of the month (except July & August) at 2:00 p.m. You will be contacted prior to the meeting to confirm that you will be able to attend, normally 2 weeks prior.
After you are initiated into the Legion, you will be required to pay your membership dues.
Applications are available from the Bar Steward. Also ask about membership in our The Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary, L.A. Branch 147