The Veterans Emergency Fund (VEF) provides financial support to Veterans, their families or their survivors whose well-being is at risk due to an urgent and unexpected situation.
What is an emergency? Every situation will be different and unique, which is why applications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. The fund covers essential needs, such as:
As this is only temporary financial relief, we will also work with you to identify your long-term needs. Together, we will look for solutions to improve your financial stability.
You should apply for this program if you have an urgent financial need, and are:
For more information go to: https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/financial-support/emergency-funds/veterans-emergency-fund
For still serving or retired CAF and RCMP members who have not been a member of the Legion
The Legion is pleased to offer currently serving and retired Canadian Armed Forces and RCMP members with a free one-year Legion membership, including a subscription to Legion Magazine and access to the Member Benefit programs. Our Veteran Welcome Program, available to all Veterans who have not yet joined the Legion, is a great way to get to know the organization.
Being a Legion member offers opportunities to improve the lives of those who served, remember the Fallen and support your community — and every member makes a difference. To get more involved with Legion activities in your community and to add your voice to our advocacy efforts and the future of the Legion, apply through Dominion Command’s Veteran Welcome Program and bring your membership card to any Legion Branch to request a transfer to that Branch.
To apply, please complete the Veteran Welcome Program Registration Form and return:
By mail to: Member Services
Royal Canadian Legion Dominion Command
86 Aird Place
Ottawa, ON K2L 0A1
By Fax to: 613-591-9335
By Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Are you a veteran or family member of a veteran? Do you have problems sleeping?
We are recruiting veterans and their family members to test the impact of self-applied hand Shiatsu on sleep.
This technique is drug free and has no cost.
Participants can withdraw from the study before completion and will be compensated for parking.
This study is funded by Veterans Affairs Canada and supported by the Royal Canadian Legion
Alberta- NWT Command, has been approved the Health Research Ethics Board of the University of Alberta. To learn more email Dr. Cary Brown,
Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta at email@example.com or phone 780-492-9545.
An estimate of approximately 18 to 20 thousand Canadian Forces members ingested the drug and suffered side effects of various degrees.
It does not matter what year the drug was issued and when the order directing to ingest Mefloquine occurred.
The drug causes the medical condition quineism toxicity (poisoning)
Research history has shown the drug manufactures and the military organizations who issued the drug knew and understood the drug cause psychoactive symptoms of various effects.
The drug causes the medical condition quineism toxicity (poisoning).
If you are looking for more information, contact: Howie,Sacks&Henry LLP and Wadell Phillips LLP 3500 – 20 Queen St. W., Toronto, ON M5H 3R3
Fax: 416-361-0083 Toll Free: 877-474-5997 www.hshlawyers.com
Faces to Graves, a remembrance project based in the Netherlands, is a joint tribute by the three Canadian war cemeteries:
The project is seeking photos and stories to create a Digital Monument to the soldiers buried at those cemeteries.
If you have photos, stories, or other information that can contribute to the project, please contact Faces to Graves. www.facestograves.nl
The Veterans Service Centre in Edmonton is a place for veterans to get help accessing:
Supports and services are available to any veteran who is:
To visit the Veterans Service Centre:
Hours: 9 am to 12 pm and 1 pm to 4 pm (Monday to Friday)
For more information visit: https://www.alberta.ca/veterans-service-centre.aspx
Operation VetBuild is a veteran to veteran peer support program that is run through the RCL OSI Special Section commonly known as BSL Legion OSI and is hosted in Legion Branches.
Our objective is to incorporate hobby and in this case, plastic scale model building as a means of assisting veterans alleviate the symptoms commonly associated with OSIs and PTSD.
The incorporation of hobby in a social atmosphere will give veterans the opportunity to meet other veterans in their area while working through their projects to provide mutual support and comradeship.
This is a peer support program first and model building is simply the medium.
The next meeting is Saturday July 20th 1– 4 pm, at Kingsway Legion located at 14339 50th Street, Edmonton, and will run the 3rd Sat of the month.
If you would like more information, please contact: Anthony Sewards at 780-893-5612
Thank you for another successful Poppy Campaign!
The numbers are in! During the 2017 Poppy Campaign, the Legion distributed 19.8 million Poppies!
More than $16 million was disbursed to support Canadian Veterans and their families and honour the Fallen.
Thank you to all Legion Branches for your support and efforts during the campaign.