How many Royal Canadian Legion branches are there?

How many Royal Canadian Legion branches are there?

1,350 branches
With close to 250,000 members in 1,350 branches, The Royal Canadian Legion reaches across our vast country and abroad and connects us to our past, our present and our future. Our members care deeply about supporting the men and women who serve and have served this country, and strive to make a difference.

How are Royal Canadian Legions numbered?

Legion Halls are numbered, for example “Branch 99 Royal Canadian Legion”. This is not a nationwide numbering system; instead, each provincial Command has its own numerical sequence.

How much are Royal Canadian Legion dues?

Membership dues: Membership dues are determined at the Branch level and help support Branch operations. Dues are typically between $40-$60 per member per year. A portion of member dues support national and provincial operations such as administration, member programs and benefits, marketing and facilities.

Is there a Canadian Legion?

We are Canada’s largest Veteran support and community service organization, helping Veterans, members of the Canadian Armed Forces, RCMP and their families get the care and support they deserve.

How many legions are there?

The 28 legions counting a total of 5,000 to 6000 men constituted the largest unit of the Roman Army at the time of Emperor Augustus. All legionnaires were without exception Roman citizens who mostly served as heavily armed infantry. A legion consisted of ten cohorts and four cavalry divisions called »turma«.

What is the point of a Legion?

The Legion helps thousands of Veterans each year and makes significant positive changes in their lives. The Legion understands the importance of honouring past sacrifices and acknowledging the courage of those who served and still serve today.

How many legions are in Ontario?

The Ontario Command of The Royal Canadian Legion is comprised of almost four hundred (400) branches throughout Ontario. With a total membership of almost 100,000 the Ontario Command of the Legion is the largest service oriented organization in Ontario.

Can anyone go to a Legion?

Anyone can join the Legion. Legion members make a difference in the lives of Veterans and their families.

Where is the first Royal Canadian Legion?

Winnipeg, Manitoba
In November 1925, the Canadian Legion was founded in Winnipeg, Manitoba, as the Canadian Legion of the British Empire Services League. It was incorporated by special Act of Parliament, Charter issued in July 1926 and the British Empire Services League was incorporated by the same act.