Our mission is to serve veterans, which includes serving military and rcmp members and their families, to promote remembrance and to serve our communities and our country .

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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.

  • The MerrittonniaImg She was named for Merritton , Ontario the modification having been suggested by the town council. Commissioned at Quebec City on November 10, 1944, she arrived at Halifax in mid December and sailed to Bermuda for a months workups.

  • On her return Merrittonnia was assigned to EG C-7 and left St Johns on February 7 to meet the group which Was westbound with convoy ON.283 from Britain.

  • Thereafter continuously employed on North Atlantic convoy duty, she left Londonderry for the final time at he beginning of June, 1945. She was paid off on july 11 and laid up at Sorel for disposal. Purchased by K.C. Irving Ltd, Moncton on November 16,1945, she was wrecked on the Nova Scotia coast on November 30.

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