Tag Archives: medals

Stolen Valour.

  While this story is the other side of the coin, it nevertheless pinpoints the careless attitude the Legion has toward membership. If we can have members parading and wearing medals they are not entitled too, how about the civilian … Continue reading

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The Silent(sometimes) Legion

Whenever the Legion believe they are right and I’m wrong they respond almost immediately. When I complained about the silly legion medals they quickly chastised me by pointing out many organization produce and wear their own medals. They cited groups … Continue reading

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Another Legion Struggling to Survive.

I don’t look for these stories but they do keep cropping up. Where is Dominion/Provincial Commands, what are they doing to reverse this downward trend? Port Colborne Legion ready to celebrate 90 years   PORT COLBORNE — With nine decades … Continue reading

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Legion Branch Discrimination. (My last days as a member)

My Legion membership expires on 31st December 2016 and I will not be renewing it. This is a sad moment in my life, having been a member for roughly 30 years. For the greater part of that time I was … Continue reading

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My Own Point Of View

Its a little strange how I became involved in the many issues regarding the legion. I began my own campaign a few years ago to have  section 419 of the criminal code amended to allow blood relatives to wear late … Continue reading

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Waste of Time Communicating with Dominion Command

Shut Out Again!!!!!! Hello Comrade Rodgers: Thank you for contacting The Royal Canadian Legion again with your questions pertaining to the wearing of other people’s military medals. As I am sure you will appreciate, any changes to Legion policy must … Continue reading

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Legion Message from the National President

Wow!!! since last week I have received over sixteen thousand hits and numbers are still climbing. There is no question many people are angry with the legion. Letter from National President. To be fair we should recognize the new President … Continue reading

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My Summary To Date—-Royal Canadian Legion.

I think I owe an explanation to the readers of my blog who may not be involved with or interested in the Royal Canadian Legion. I realize my daily blogs have mainly focused on issues surrounding the Legion,  in particular … Continue reading

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Reply from Dominion Command

Well I have finally received a response from Dominion Command. The letter is very polite and indeed well scripted,  you might say was politically correct! although once again they spell my name wrong! After reading through all the answers provided … Continue reading

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