Category Archives: military

Remembrance Day and what has been Forgotten?

——The first World War—– Recently on Face Book there has been quite a lot of postings remembering the First World War. The Great War (war to end all wars) ended at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the … Continue reading

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To Dominion Command

After several attempts I finally managed to send the attached email, at least three Dominion email addresses failed? Now its just a matter of waiting to see if anyone responses? Fw: Legion Medals? Yesterday, 3:44 PM asiew@legion.ca I’m sure this … Continue reading

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As another Remembrance Day draws near

Soldiers Pride!!!!!Is this another private company attempting to profit from the Poppy, if so, its clear they got the idea from our phoney medal bedecked associate Legion members Below are some of the reasons why the RCL is in such … Continue reading

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Soldiers Pride Poppy Brooch

First time I have come across this “Soldiers Pride” and it looks like an American company that sells military banners, posters flags etc. If this is correct I have to wonder how they have come by the commercial rights to … Continue reading

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Questions swirl around Legion Leadership?

Questions of leadership arises again and again! From my own experience I saw the collapse of the Rustico branch 13 when the manager, an assoicate member stole in the region of $100.000 in approximately one year. A loss of that … Continue reading

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Membership Again —Follow Up

I suppose I shouldn’t be surprised by the reaction to yesterday’s blog by Christopher Richardson. Chris set himself up as the great legion defender, perhaps we should call him Richardson the Lion Heart of the legion? However, after he accused … Continue reading

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Membership Again!!!

At the recent national meeting of the Royal Canadian Legion, they dragged out that well worn (chesnut) excuse for declining membership numbers. According to the legion the number of veterans in the country are falling! Hmm! to the best of … Continue reading

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An Oldie but a Goodie

I first posted this two years ago, but thought it was time for a rerun! A New Legion Tactic — Intimidation. Posted on August 25, 2016 by irishroverpei Rate This Please read the letter below sent from a fellow veteran … Continue reading

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Stolen Valour – Treatment of Veterans

It seems we see more and more of these phonies popping up these days. Stolen Valour appear to be doing a good job spotting them, but what about the legion branches?. Are they just so intent on recruiting new members … Continue reading

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Changing Face of the Legion

I wonder why I bother with issues regarding the legion, I’m no longer a member so why should I care? Well, maybe because I’m offended by todays legion members. I see them strutting around at legion functions and parades wearing … Continue reading

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