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Honouring a Veterans is our Duty!

The "Quebec Provincial Command"

News Release - New License Plates for Veterans

Portail Québec - Services Québec (French only)

Bylaws of Quebec Provincial Command
Duties of Directors – Incorporated Registered Charities
The Royal Canadian Legion - Application For Membership
Application for Veteran's License Plate Eligibility Certification


Having served in the Canadian Armed Forces for more than forty-one (41) years, and having been a member of The Royal Canadian Legion for the past thirteen (13) years, I know how important it is to belong to an organization where you feel welcome and among comrades. The spirit of comradeship is what will keep Veterans and their families in their branch and encourage them to participate in the activities.

But The Royal Canadian Legion is much more than a meeting place; it is also where Veterans and their dependants can receive help to better their quality of life, whether with access to medical care and paratransit; knowing and discovering local help resources; and recognize and protect their rights, either with Veterans Affairs Canada or the different levels of government. We must not forget that our mission is:

  • To serve Veterans, including serving members of the military, members of the RCMP and their families;
  • To promote Remembrance; and
  • To serve our community and our country.

During my term, I plan to visit as many branches as I can, and to interact with our members. This will enable me to have a better understanding of the health of our organization and to know where to channel my efforts. Don't hesitate to invite me to your activities by using the attached form.

I also invite you to send me your accomplishments so I can share them with our members to inspire them. There is a lot of good in our organization, and the credit is all yours.

Until next time, in comradeship

Kenneth R. Ouellet

► To see the full text of the "President's word", click here.

► To have access at an informational and service-oriented video about all of the things the Legion does, click here.

Provincial Officer Invitation Form

What is happening at the
"Quebec Provincial Command"

Click here to learn more about the "2019 - Provincial Legion Darts Tournament".

Become certified in Mental Health First Aid.

In support of the Veteran Community and in partnership with Veterans Affairs Canada, a customized version of the Mental Health First Aid for members of the Veteran Community is being offered in your area.

This session will be held in English only.

  • Date:  February 21-22, 2019
  • Registration deadline: February 8th, 2019
  • Time: 8h30am to 4h30 pm
  • Location: Branch 251, Chomedey, Laval, 2000 Curé-Labelle Blv., Laval, H7T 1L3
  • To register, send an e-mail to : info.crfm@forces.gc.ca.

To know more...

Montreal "Remember"

Montreal, November 11, 2018 - In the chilly morning of November 11, 2018, many dignitaries, among them the Lieutenant Governor of Quebec, His Honor the Honorable J. Michel Doyon; consular representatives from the United Kingdom, United States, France, Netherlands, Korea Belgium and Poland; many Veterans and regimental associations; and other groups, laid wreaths at the Place du Canada cenotaph in honor of all soldiers.

This ceremony, under the responsibility of the Provincial Command of Quebec, coincided with the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice, and the Canadian Center for the Great War said a few words for the occasion.

To view the photo album, click here.

Presentation of the first Poppy to the Mayor of Montreal.

October 25, 2018 - The President of the Quebec Provincial command, Comrade Kenneth R. Ouellet CD, presented the first poppy to the Montreal Mayor, Valérie Plante, to mark the beginning of the "Poppy Campaign".
As customary, the Poppy Campaign officially begins the last Friday of October, which this year is October 26, 2018.

Presentation of the distinction of LEGIONNAIRE OF THE YEAR, for the year 2017.

Laval, May 19, 2018 - At the Quebec Provincial Command full council meeting, Comrade Kenneth R. Ouellet, CD, Provincial President, presented the distinction of LEGIONNAIRE OF THE YEAR, for the year 2017, to comrade Gilles Philie, CD, former President of Branch 235 of Chicoutimi for its exemplary involvement since 1984 in all activities related to the Royal Canadian Legion.

Congratulations to the recipient.

Veteran's service card.

The new Veteran's Service Card (VSC) helps you stay connected to military and veteran support programs during your transition from military to civilian life.

CAF members and veterans released before 2016 can request their card after summer 2019.

To know more...

Leading Mental Health Teaching and Research Hospital named as partner for the Centre of Excellence in PTSD and other Related Mental Health Conditions

Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) helped kick off the Canadian Mental Health Association's mental health week by announcing the creation of the Centre of Excellence on PTSD and other related mental health conditions with the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group (The Royal).
The Centre of Excellence will work to advance mental health, research and support to improve treatment for Canada's Veterans across the country.

Better electronic claims supports for the Public Service Health Care Plan (PSHCP)

Source: National Association of Federal Retirees

February 26, 2018 - Pensioner plan members of the Public Service Health Care Plan will have an easier time filing their health claims thanks to new web and mobile claims submission.

Members residing in Canada will be able to submit claims for paramedical services and vision care benefits electronically, from both the Sun Life Plan Member Services website at www.sunlife.ca/pshcp and the my Sun Life Mobile app.



November 10, 2017 - The Old Brewery Mission implements first pilot-project in Quebec to provide affordable, permanent housing solutions for ex-soldiers in need.

In Montreal, veterans account for 6% of the homeless population. Today, thanks to the Old Brewery Mission and its partners, homeless and near-homeless veterans now have a place to turn to.


Wear a Poppy to Remember

November 2, 2017 - Born from a poem written by Lieutenant-Colonel John McCrae of Guelph, Ontario, a little red flower was the subject of a universal fear - fear the Fallen will be forgotten, that their death will have been in vain.

In the days leading up to Remembrance Day, Canadians will be pausing at a Legion table or Poppy box in malls, stores and services across the country to pick up a Poppy.

Find out more on:
How to wear a Poppy?
When to wear a Poppy?
When to remove a Poppy?
by clicking here.

Poppy Trust Funds

Your contributions directly support Canada's Veterans and their families, while ensuring Canada never forgets.

Through your donations to the Legion Poppy Fund, the Legion provides financial assistance and support to Veterans, including Canadian Armed Forces and RCMP, and their families who are in need.

To learn more about:
The use of Poppy Trust Funds, and
The Poppy Trust Fund Administration.
click here.

A very special hymn.

September 1, 2017 - The hymn was first recited at a Thanksgiving Service, 13 May 1917, only three weeks, after the capture of Vimy ridge: 10th Battalion, First Canadian Division.

Note the spelling mistake and the attempted corrections in the document."

I found this hymn in the personal possessions of Brigadier-General Daniel Mowat Ormond.


The Legion Supports Commonwealth Veterans through The Royal Commonwealth Ex-Services League.

Did you know the Legion supports Commonwealth Veterans? As a member of the Royal Commonwealth Ex-Services League (RCEL), The Royal Canadian Legion helps Veterans and ex-service members of the Commonwealth and former Commonwealth countries.

The RCEL is a union of 56 ex-service organizations, from 47 Commonwealth and former Commonwealth countries, that promotes the welfare of Commonwealth Veterans and their dependents while helping them to meet their own charitable objectives.


57th Provincial Convention of the Quebec Command.

The 57th Provincial Convention of the Quebec Command of the Royal Canadian Legion was held in Victoriaville on the weekend of May 20 - 21, 2017.

A new executive was voted in at this convention.


Executive Council