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Honouring Veterans is Our Duty!

The "Branches"

Track & Field Championship

Click on these links for more information on "The Royal Canadian Legion National Track & Field Championship".

The Royal Canadian Legion National Track & Field Championship

Chaperones Duties and Responsibilities

Dominion Convention

47th Dominion Convention – August 25-29, 2018

The 47th Dominion Convention will be held in Winnipeg, Manitoba in August, 2018.
Delegates from Legion Branches across Canada, Europe, the USA and Mexico will gather to develop the policies and direction that will guide our way into the future.

For more information, click here.

What is happening at our Branches

This page is made available for the "Branches" to share their activities.

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The Royal Canadian Legion - Application For Membership

A Branch proud of its Cenotaph.

May 25th, 2018 - To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, Hudson Branch 115 rededicated their Cenotaph and renamed it "Place Vimy".

The Cenotaph is in front of Branch 115 and is maintained by the Branch members which includes:
  • Cutting the grass,
  • Planting the tulips,
  • Weeding the garden and
  • Later planting the poppies.
Click on the picture on the left to see more of the great work done by the volunteers of that Branch.

We will remember them.

Branch 115, Hudson present a check to the No.3 Army Cadet Corps (College Bourget) in Rigaud.

On May 16th, 2018 second vice-president comrade Rod Hodgson presented a check to the amount of $500.00 to the No.3 Army Cadet Corps (College Bourget) in Rigaud.

This was a donation from the Hudson Legion Branch. #115 Poppy Fund.

This Cadet Corps is now two years old and are very active and have taken part in some our Branch memorial services.

Dedicated members of Hudson Legion Branch 115 volunteer their times at the Vaudreuil/Soulanges Palliative Care Residence.

April, 2018 For the past four years members of the Hudson Legion Branch 115 have been attending to the 15 bird feeders that are located outside the patient's rooms at the Vaudreuil/Soulanges Palliative Care Residence in Hudson.

They fill the bird feeders that they installed in 2015 each week from donations of bird seed that are regularly donated.

Retirement party at Legion Branch 115, Hudson.

April 12, 2018 - Long-time Legion member Terry Connolly has been hired as the new Manager for Hudson Legion Branch 115 replacing Joan Hughes who is retiring after 15 years of truly dedicated service.
Terry takes over on May 1st.
Good luck to you Terry and enjoy your well-deserved retirement Joan.
On Thursday, April 12th, the ladies of the Legion held a great retirement party for our Manager Joan Hughes.
It was a wonderful gesture on their part.

Lacolle, Branch 011 supports the Cadet Corps 2698 Sieur de Beaujeu.

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the 2698 Sieur de Beaujeau, Cadet Corps located in Saint-Bernard de Lacolle.
Since their very beginning in 1993, Branch 011 has supported this Cadets Corps.
On April 7, 2018, there was a parade followed by a dinner to commemorate this anniversary.

To see the pictures of the parade, click here.
To see the pictures of the supper, click here.

Rouge River Branch 192, announce the award of a Federal Grant.

Liberal M.P. David Graham announces the award of a Federal Grant of $24,646., as part of the New Horizons for Seniors Program to improve and repair the premises of Rouge River Branch
The announcement was made in the presence of comrades Elizabeth Vézina, treasurer, Norm Hess, president, and Yves Robitaille, vice president.

Hudson Branch 115, honour 15 years of service.

March 16, 2018 - Legion Manager Joan Hughes was presented with a beautiful bouquet of flowers and a gift from the Legion Executive and members honouring her 15 years of service as Manager of Hudson Br. #115.
Joan will be retiring on March 30th. We all wish her the best in her well-deserved retirement.

Hudson Branch 115, donations from the Legion Poppy Fund.

March 16, 2018 - At the St. Patrick's Dinner & Dance two donations were from the Legion Poppy Fund.
Receiving checks for $2,000.00 were Lakeshore General Hospital Foundation represented by Carole Ravenda & The Hawkesbury General Foundation represented by Pierre-Luc Byham and Donald Hay.

Branch 158, Sutton presents the 725 Massey Vanier Air Cadet Squadron with a $650.00 donation.

February 4th, 2018 - On the Commanding Officer promotion parade of the 725 Massey Vanier Air Cadet Squadron in Cowansville, Branch 158, Sutton made a $650.00 donation to the Squadron.

Making the presentation from left to right, comrade Claude Vadeboncoeur Service Officer, Maxim Boulay Commanding Officer, comrade Chuck Richards Poppy Chairman, WO2 Justin Bridger, and Shirley Ann Lahue President of the Parents Committee.

Hudson Branch 115, Poppy Funds helping out in the community!

January 27, 2018 - At the Robbie Burns dinner, Branch 115 President, comrade Eric Connor and comrade Gerry Foliot presented two checks to Tania Shand of the Ste Anne's Veterans Hospital.
The first check is for the Hospital Volunteer Services and the second for the Patient's Committee.
Each check was for $2000.00.

Branch President, comrade Eric Connor and comrade Gerry Foliot presented a $2000.00 donation to the NOVA Adult Day Care Centre of Hudson. The check was received by NOVA President Judy Tellier (far left) and Centre coordinator Katie Van Very (on right).

Comrade Gerry Foliot (very active member of the branch Poppy Campaign) who was representing the Vaudreuil Soulanges Palliative Care Residence receiving a $2000.00 donation from Branch President, comrade Eric Connor.

$11,800.00 donation from the Ladies Auxiliary to Branch 094, Greenfield Park.

January 24, 2018 - Since our branch has a reception hall that can accommodate 180 people and a kitchen, the L.A. is very active with its in-house catering service.
They cater both branch and community events including dinner/dance events, weddings, anniversaries, birthday parties, sports banquets and funerals.
A cheque in the amount of $11800 was presented by L.A. president, Shirley Miller to Branch 094 President, Cheryl Moores at the General Meeting of January 24, 2018.
This was the grand total of funds that were raised during 2017 which was comprised of $10 000 in cash and $1800 of items and material purchased for the branch that include a gazebo and deck for the yard and dishes and cutlery for the kitchen.

Branch 034, Arras de Chambly, presents a donation of $ 1,000.00 to the Chambly Cadet Corps.

Last December, Branch 034, Arras President, comrade Yves LaBarre, accompanied by the Assistant Director comrade Roland Drouillard of the Poppy Fund presented a donation of $1,000.00 to Chief Warrant Officer Laurence Dandurand of CCC 2793 in Chambly.

Branch 172, Bay des Chaleurs held their annual Remembrance Day contest for 2017.

Branch 172, Bay des Chaleurs held their annual Remembrance Day contest for 2017.

The Remembrance Day poster contest winners for 2017 are Kalie Ward, Patience Jerome, Tianna Martin all from Wejgwapniag School. (Click on the picture on the left to know more.)

Fostering Remembrance is a part of everything we do. Through The Royal Canadian Legion's longstanding Annual Poster and Literary Contests, Canadian school children honour Canada's Veterans through creative art and writing, and help perpetuate Remembrance.

To know more about the Royal Canadian Legion Remembrance Day poster contest, click here.

"Remembrance Day" Ceremony, Branch 196 Ormstown

November 12, 2017 - Branch 196, Ormstown held its Remembrance Day ceremony on November 12th.

The President of the Quebec Provincial Command, comrade Kenneth R. Ouellet was invited to lay a wreath at this ceremony.

Photo courtesy of comrade Robert Brosseau, Branch 011, Lacolle

For more pictures, click here.

"Branch 001, Montreal", present the long service medal and bar

November 9, 2017 - Branch 001, Montreal present the long service medal and bar to one of its members.

Comrade Bernard Rubinstein CD. received his long service medal and bar for sixty years of service at the Royal Canadian legion at a ceremony on Nov 9th, 2017.

The presentation was made by comrade Mike Fitzgerald, Quebec Provincial Command, vice-president with comrade Kenneth R. Ouellet, Quebec Provincial Command, president looking on.

Remembrance Day ceremony at Hudson, Legion Branch #115

Saturday, November 4, 2017 - The Remembrance Day ceremony last Saturday was attended by over 200 Legionaires and local residents and currently serving Canadian military personnel, as well as the local Girl Guides; Scouts; and Cadets from Rigaud and Vaudreuil.

A special thanks goes out to Cody Gilmore for preparing a wonderful luncheon for all those present. It was much appreciated as was the help she received from Georgia Jesty.

Photo Courtsey of comrade Rod Hodgson

Presentation of the Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) to a comrade from Branch 044, Lcol. Robert Grondin CD, Shawinigan.

September 30, 2017 - The President of the "Quebec provincial Command", comrade Kenneth R. Ouellet, presented to comrade Marcel Girardeau of Branch 044, LCol. Robert Grondin CD of Shawinigan, the Meritorious Service Medal (MSM).

This is the highest award that can be granted to, Ordinary, Associate or Affiliate Voting Members.

To learn more about the Meritorious Service Medal (MSM), see the « Ritual, Awards and Protocol Manual » chapter 2, para. 202 by clicking here.

New home for the Royal Canadian Legion - Branch #245, Dorval

September 28, 2017 - The Dorval Legion Branch #245 was forced to move out of its home last year.

Breakfast Television Montreal was at Branch 245, Dorval to check out the legion's new location, and even throw some darts while in there.

To view the video...

Philipsburg Branch 082 - Story of our Wreath Project.

September 20th, 2017 - In the middle of November of 2015, the town of Bedford call our Legion and asked what we were going to do with the Wreaths that were still at the cenotaph in Bedford.

As they dried out on the floor, the Executives kicked around ideas as to what to do with them.

This is how our Wreath project came to be.


Hudson Branch 115, Legion NEWS

August 17th, 2017 - In the NEWS at Hudson Legion Branch 115:
1. Legion Cenotaph Rededicated.
2. Friday night dinner, August 25th.
3. Meet us at the market.
4. In Memoriam.


Flag raising ceremony at Branch 158, Sutton.

July 1st, 2017 - Sutton, Branch 158 and the Massey Vanier Air Cadet Squadron conducted the flag raising ceremony on newly erected flagpoles on the Legion site.

Branch 158 recently installed 3 brand new flagpoles which allowed us, for the first time, to have an actual flag raising ceremony as part of our Canada day celebrations.

The flag raising party consisted of , from left to right comrade Harold Bailey president of Branch 158, comrade Clifford Sevigny Sergeant at Arms, comrade Mike Jennings Membership Chairman, comrade John Hawley 1st Vice President ,corporal Jocelyn Vachon Legion historian and member of the Royal 22nd Regiment, comrade Robert Gaudreau Branch service officer, comrade Terry O'Regan past president , WO Justin Bridger Warrant Officer with the Massey Vanier Air Cadet Squadron and comrade Chuck Richards poppy chairman.

We raised the Legion flag first, the Quebec flag second and the Canadian flag last with the playing and singing of the national anthem.

Hudson Legion Branch 115 present five bursaries to local students.

June 22, 2017 - Five bursaries of $750.00 from the Poppy Fund were presented to local students.

On the picture, left to right; Peter Miller (teacher), Olivia Dumas, Lucas Petropolis, Shane Rikley-Krindle, Hanna Schmoelz and Griffin Walker. They are students from Westwood Senior Campus in Hudson, Quebec.

Presenting the checks were comrade David Hatch, Sgt at Arms and President comrade Eric Connor from Hudson Legion Branch 115.

(Photo courtesy of Westwood Senior Campus High School.)

Presentation of a life membership at Branch 245, Dorval Air Services.

A life membership presentation took place on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Branch 245, Dorval Air Services for Comrade Larry Hall.

Larry has been a Legion member for over 64 years a remarkable achievement.

In the picture comrade Ron Diano is presenting comrade Larry Hall with his certificate along with comrade Stephen Clempson, Branch 245 president, and comrade Barbara Cunningham Stokes.

Hemmingford Branch 244 presenting a bursary.

June 16, 2017 - At a General Meeting held at Branch 244 Hemmingford, the President, comrade Robert Brown presented Avery Hill with a bursary cheque from Quebec Provincial Command along with a Cheque from the Branch.

Also taking part in the presentation with Avery, was her Grandfather, comrade Gordon Hill, life member of Branch 244 Hemmingford.

Avery is continuing her Education at John Abbott in Montreal.

Click the picture on the left to enlarge it

Presentation of a painting made by students of Shawinigan for Veterans.

On Friday, June 9, 2017, four groups of Secondary I students at Des Chutes Secondary School prepared a painting under the supervision of their teacher, Mrs. Johanne Boisvert, to hand over to the Veterans of Branch 044-Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Grondin , CD of Shawinigan.

In the photo, representing the students, Mademoiselle Émie Garceau and Comrade Alain Boisvert, President of Branch 44-Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Grondin, CD of Shawinigan.

The canvas will be on display at the Shawinigan Armory.

Branch 115, Hudson commemorate D-Day Landing

Last Tuesday, June 6, 2017, Branch 115, Hudson commemorated the 73rd anniversary of the Normandy landings to honor those who landed at D-Day (1944), and especially those who made the supreme sacrifice.

In the presence of D-Day and WW II Veterans, the Branch held its 72nd D-Day Society & Friends luncheon commemorating that event.

Photos by James Parry.
Report by Rod Hodgson.

Hudson Branch 115, Legion NEWS

June 4, 2017 - In the NEWS at Hudson Legion Br. #115:
1. Friday night dinner.
2. Lobster dinner on Friday, June 23rd.
3. Last Pub Quiz of the season.
4. Dedication of our cenotaph.
5. In Memoriam.
6. Field of Honour. 7. Hamburger Night. 8. Legion Market.

Presentation from Shawinigan, Branch 044-Lieutenant-colonel Robert Grondin, CD to the Shawinigan High School.

On Friday, June 2nd, 2017, President Alain Boisvert and Comrade Conrad Boucher, head of the Drawing and Literature Contest at the Branch 044-Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Grondin CD, Shawinigan, presented Dominique Wilma Beaudoin in the center with the prize for the third position at the junior drawing competition.

To his right, Ludovic Dauphinais who received an Honorable mention. Also awarded 6 lapel pins. All participants are from Shawinigan High School.


Presentation of a Certificate of Appreciation to the Canadian Forces Leadership and Recruit School by Branch 034 Arras Chambly.

June 1st, 2017 - First Vice-President of Quebec Branch 034 Arras Chambly Comrade Yves LaBarre presented a certificate of appreciation to Chief Warrant Officer Vincent Gagnon, Training Sergeant-Major at the Canadian Forces Leadership and Recruit School.

Our Branches

Looking for a Branch? Click on the result for more information.
  • 000 Quebec Provincial Command
  • 001 Montreal
  • 002 St-Hyacinthe
  • 003 Baie Comeau
  • 004 Montréal
    (borough Verdun)
  • 005 Stanstead
  • 010 Sherbrooke
  • 011 Lacolle
  • 012 Lévis
  • 014 Westmount
    (Island of Montreal)
  • 015 Richmond
  • 018 Témiscaming
  • 019 Amos
  • 020 Jonquière
    (borough Kénogami)
  • 023 Knowlton
  • 024/106 Montreal
    (borough Notre-Dame-de-Grâce)
  • 025 East Angus
  • 026 Coaticook
  • 027 Montreal
  • 029 Montreal
    (borough Rosemont)
  • 031 La Tuque
  • 033 Gatineau
    (borough Aylmer)
  • 034 Chambly
  • 035 Trois-Rivières
  • 036 Rimouski
  • 041 Danville
  • 044 Shawinigan
  • 048 Bury
  • 051 Drummondville
  • 054 Gatineau,
    (borough Buckingham)
  • 057 Pointe-Claire
    (Island of Montreal)
  • 058 Gatineau,
    (borough Pointe-Gatineau)
  • 059 Gaspé
  • 062 Valleyfield
  • 064 New Carlisle
  • 066 Montreal
  • 070 Lachute
  • 071 Brownsburgh-Chatham
  • 076 Val-d'Or
  • 077 Waterloo
  • 079 Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
  • 081 Huntingdon
  • 082 Philipsburg
  • 083 Joliette
  • 085/090 Montreal
    (borough Lachine)
  • 086 Victoriaville
  • 091 Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue
    (Island of Montreal)
  • 094 Longueuil
    (borough Greenfield Park)
  • 097 Côte-St-Luc
    (Island of Montreal)
  • 098 Montreal
    (borough St-Laurent)
  • 099 Cowansville
  • 101 Shawinigan
    (borough Grand-Mère)
  • 108 Châteauguay
  • 115 Hudson
  • 116 Mont-Laurier
  • 117 Sorel-Tracy
  • 120 Mascouche
  • 121 Otterburn Park
  • 127 Montreal
  • 128 Ayers Cliff
  • 130 Matane
  • 136 Lac-Mégantic
  • 137 Mont-Joli
  • 146 Beauharnois
  • 147 St-Bruno
  • 150 Montmagny
  • 158 Sutton
  • 159 Longueuil
    (borough St-Hubert)
  • 162 Campbell's Bay
  • 165 Sawyerville
  • 171 Morin Heights
  • 172 Cascapédia-St-Jule
  • 173 Montreal-Est
  • 185 Deux-Montagnes
  • 187 Maniwaki
  • 188 Rouyn-Noranda
  • 190 St-Jérôme
  • 192 Arundel
    (Rouge River)
  • 196 Ormstown
  • 198 Rawdon
  • 203 Chandler
  • 204 Trois-Rivières,
    (borough Cap-de-la-Madeleine)
  • 205 Chénéville
  • 208 Ste-Thérèse
  • 209 Ville de Saguenay
    (arrondissement Jonquière, sector Arvida)
  • 212 Montreal
    (borough LaSalle)
  • 214 Wakefield
  • 215 Brossard
  • 216 Laval
  • 219 Kahnawake
  • 227 Gatineau
  • 228 Senneterre
  • 229 Montreal
  • 231 Quyon
  • 234 Roxboro
  • 235 Chicoutimi
  • 238 Beloeil
  • 242 North Hatley
  • 244 Hemmingford
  • 245 Dorval
    (Island of Montreal)
  • 249 St-Georges-de-Beauce
  • 251 Laval
    (borough Chomedey)
  • 253 Ste-Anne-des-Monts
  • 261 Barachois
  • 263 Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu,
    (borough Iberville)
  • 265 Québec
  • 266 Boucherville
  • 276 Alma