Canada's Largest Veterans Organization
The Legion is the largest of the many veterans Organizations in Canada with over 358,000 members. We are a non-profit, dues-supported, no financial assistance from any outside agency. Since inception in 1926, Legion strives to secure adequate pensions and benefits for veterans and their dependants, dealing directly with Federal Government. Major responsibility for the perpetuation of "REMEMBRANCE" in Canada through the Annual Poppy Campaign reminding Canadians of the 117,000 men and women who gave their lives in the wars and military missions around the world.Poppy funds collected are used for assistance to veterans, ex-service members and their families who are in need. Legion supports programs for seniors, community, housing, Long Term Care, youth, education, sports, Cadets, Guides and Scouts.