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Honouring Veterans is Our Duty!


Service Officers:

The Legion Service Bureau Network serves Veterans, members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), RCMP, and their families by representing their interests with Veterans Affairs Canada and the Veterans Review and Appeal Board for disability benefits under the Pension Act or the New Veterans Charter. The Legion's professional Command Service Officers are mandated by legislation to provide representation, advocacy and financial assistance free of charge, Legion member or not.

A Legion Command Service Officer provides hands-on assistance, free of charge, whether or not the Veteran is a member of the Legion. Read more...


Service Officer
Montreal region


"Service Officer" for the Montreal region is comrade Debra Viskelis

To contact the "Service Officer", click here.

Comrade Debra Viskelis

Service Officer

720-1000, Saint-Antoine st. W.
Montreal, QC
H3C 3R7
Tel. : (514) 866-7491 ext. 225
Toll free: 1 (877) 401-7111
Fax: (514) 866-6303
Email: dviskelis@qc.legion.ca



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Service Officer
Quebec region


"Service Officer" for the Quebec region is comrade Jérome Gagnon

To contact the "Service Officer", click here.

Comrade Jérome Gagnon

Service Officer, Quebec region

104-1930, de l'Interlude
Quebec, QC
Tel. : (418) 843-7778
Fax: (418) 843-2824
Email: jgagnon@qc.legion.ca



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Service Officer
Quebec region


"Service Officer" for the Quebec region is comrade Sonia Ménard.

To contact the "Service Officer", click here.

Comrade Sonia Ménard

Service Officer, Quebec region

104-1930, de l'Interlude
Quebec, QC
G3K 0R6
Tel. : (418) 843-7778
Fax: (418) 843-2824
Email: smenard@qc.legion.ca



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Documents available for the
Branches Service Officer

Title Source
Royal Canadian Legion claim application form National Command
Benevolent Fund Application National Command
The guide to Benefits, Programs, and Services for Serving and Former Canadian Forces Members and their Families. National Command
Entitlement Eligibility Guidelines Veterans Affairs Canada
Table of Disabilities Veterans Affairs Canada
Rates Veterans Affairs Canada
Canadian Institute for Military & Veteran Health Research Veterans Affairs Canada
How Can We Help?
  • A Legion Command Service Officer provides hands-on assistance, free of charge, whether or not the Veteran is a member of the Legion. Read more...

  • Through a wide variety of programs and services we are able to ensure that those who are eligible receive the benefits that they deserve. If you believe someone you know or yourself may be eligible, we can help. Read more...

  • Each year we are able to offer financial assistance and a number of other services and programs to Veterans and their families thanks to the money raised during the Poppy Campaign. Through the generous donations of Canadians everywhere, the Poppy Trust Fund continues to help those we acknowledge through Remembrance. Read more...

  • Mental illness is one of the most widespread health issues in Canada, and the Legion is committed to ensuring Veterans and their families have access to the help and support they need. Read more...

  • The Last Post Fund's primary mandate is to deliver the Veterans Affairs Canada Funeral and Burial Program which provides funeral, burial and grave marking benefits for eligible Canadian and Allied Veterans. Its mission is to ensure that no Veteran is denied a dignified funeral and burial, as well as a military gravestone, due to insufficient funds at time of death. Read more...

  • Our Professional Command Legion Service Officers can assist Veterans who live outside Canada; free of charge, whether or not you are a member of the Legion. Read more...

  • The Royal Canadian Legion Dominion Command coordinates all applications originating in Canada to the Royal Commonwealth Ex-Services League (RCEL) in the UK on the behalf of allied Veterans. Read more

  • The Legion helps Veterans and their family members leave the streets behind and turn their lives around through national and provincial programs offering financial assistance and supports for homeless Veterans and those at-risk. Read more...

  • The Legion is committed to finding solutions to the housing issues that face our Veteran and senior population, and we work with a number of parties to determine the best way to do this across the nation. Read more...

  • The Royal Canadian Legion understands that Veterans retiring from the military and RCMP many need help transitioning back to civilian life. Read more...

  • The Royal Canadian Legion has been awarded the Outreach and Visitation Initiative (OVI) contract from Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC). This initiative replaces the Long Term Care Surveyor Program. Read more...

  • With regular training, an enhanced security check, and updates on regulations, policies and business practices, our Command Service Officers are more than capable of helping you to get the services you deserve. Read more...

  • Find more answers to your questions regarding Veterans Services through the Legion Magazine's Serving You articles. Read more...

  • Find more information on a number of our programs and services, as well as other helpful documents for Veterans. Read more...

  • Find further information related to Veterans Services and other important resources through a number of other websites that we recommend. Read more...

  • The Royal Canadian Legion Service Bureau can assist those who have served their country in the Armed Forces with replacing lost or stolen medals or by obtaining ones for which there was entitlement but which were never issued. Read more...

  • LegionConnect is a social platform designed strictly for the Canadian military Veteran, both retired and serving. Read more...


Transitions to Communities
Transitions to Communities is a skills development program for Canadian veterans to support their transition to civilian employment.
Transitions to Communities is a seven-week employment skills development program created to support veterans who are experiencing obstacles reintegrating into civilian life after serving in the Canadian Armed Forces or RCMP.
Transitions to Communities is a collaborative project led by the Mood Disorders Society of Canada with support from Employment and Social Development Canada and Veteran Affairs Canada.
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