2015 Legion poppy campaign beginsTeam Canada travels to troops over Thanksgiving Weekend$60,000 raised for Renos for HeroesStamps issued to Commemorate Navy CentennialNew Benefit Card

2015 Legion poppy campaign begins

In 1914, despite the destruction and devastation on the battlefields of Northern France and Flanders, the poppy flower emerged as the only living thing to grow and cover the land were fallen soldiers were now buried. A year later, Canadian Lt. Col., John McCrae, captured this site in his now famous poem, “In Flanders Field.” One...
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Team Canada travels to troops over Thanksgiving Weekend

This past Thanksgiving, Team Canada, a group of high-profile Canadians, visited Kuwait and Belfast to spread some cheer to troops far from their families during the holidays. The group comprised of comedians, singers, former NHL players and CFL players. Also, part of the group was Arlene Dickinson, entrepreneur, author and TV personality on the show Dragon’s...
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$60,000 raised for Renos for Heroes

Raising funds for Renos for Heroes, Duval Terceria of the Carpenters’ District Council of Ontario completed a five-day walk from Oshawa to Trenton. The walk raised over $60,000 to help improve the lives of injured veterans. Terceira started his 120 km walk from the Royal Canadian Legion in Oshawa on Sept. 25. He was joined by...
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Stamps issued to Commemorate Navy Centennial

Stamps issued to commemorate the Canadian Navy’s 100th Anniversary To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Canadian Navy, Canada Post has issued two stamps depicting the past and present of Canada’s naval service. The first stamp features one of Canada’s first naval warships, HMCS Niobe, with a picture of an unknown sailor taken around 1910. The...
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New Benefit Card

Nov 1st marks a new era for submitting prescription drug receipts. As of Monday, gone is the practice of collecting drug receipts and sending them into the medical plan provider, Sun Life Financial. The Public Service Health Care Plan (PSHCP) has enhanced their health care coverage by introducing the new PSHCP benefit card. "I want to encourage...
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