Effects of Mefloquine use amoung Canadian Veterans
For more information go to: https://www.ourcommons.ca/Content/Committee/421/ACVA/Reports/RP10587302/acvarp14/acvarp14-e.pdf
Veteran's Emergency Fund
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
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.
In addition, the OSI has added Table Top Gaming starting March 21, 2020.
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 meeting run on the 3rd Saturday of the month 1– 4 pm, at Kingsway Legion located at 14339 50th Street, Edmonton.
If you would like more information, please contact: Anthony Sewards at 780-893-5612
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
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
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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
Our website was last updated Monday September 25, 2023.
Volunteers Needed for the Poppy Campaign please contact:
Next General Meeting Tuesday September 26, 2023 at 7:00 pm
Tribute to the King Elvis Sept 30, 2023
Extreme Bingo October 7, 2023
Friday Night Meat Draws will start up again Friday Sept 8
Wednesday and Saturday Draws will continue as well the $100 Meat Draw on the last Wednesday of the month.
Enter got a chance to win a $1000.00 Gas Card Tickets $5.00 each See front desk for details!
We offer Thursday Afternoon & Evenings Darts