Royal Canadian Legion

Glenn Hodge, Royal Canadian Legion Trail Branch # 11 Board Member, presents the donation to Lisa Pasin, KBRH Health Foundation Executive Director, on behalf of the Legion Foundation BC/Yukon Command. Photo: Submitted

Legion helps gratitude garden grow at Trail care home

Donation will help improve accessibility of garden spaces for long term care residents

 

Photo: Sheri Regnier

Services return to Trail area Cenotaphs on Friday

The day starts at 10:30 a.m. with a march from the Fortis building to the Trail Cenotaph

 

Inmates at the William Head Institution show off their Royal Canadian Legion Branch 91 poppy box. Since at least 2016, inmates at the institution have been making donations to the West Shore Legion’s poppy campaign. (Courtesy of William Head Institution)

B.C. prisoners pitching in to keep memory of wartime sacrifices alive

Inmates at the William Head Institution on Vancouver Island make annual donations

 

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Trail Legion donates to gratitude garden

Gratitude Garden coming to Columbia View Lodge

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Glenn Hodge (left) pinned the first poppy on RCMP Const. Kevin Johnson at the Trail Cenotaph last week. The first pinning signals the launch of the 2022 poppy distribution campaign. Hodge, chair of the Legion’s poppy committee, confirmed to the Trail Times that there will be an in-person service on Remembrance Day this year. After two years of no public services due to COVID restrictions, the community is encouraged to attend the Trail Cenotaph commemoration on Friday, Nov. 11 starting at 11 a.m. sharp. Photo: Sheri Regnier

First poppy pinning at Trail Cenotaph launches 2022 campaign

Trail Legion bringing a public service back to the Trail Cenotaph on Friday, Nov. 11

Glenn Hodge (left) pinned the first poppy on RCMP Const. Kevin Johnson at the Trail Cenotaph last week. The first pinning signals the launch of the 2022 poppy distribution campaign. Hodge, chair of the Legion’s poppy committee, confirmed to the Trail Times that there will be an in-person service on Remembrance Day this year. After two years of no public services due to COVID restrictions, the community is encouraged to attend the Trail Cenotaph commemoration on Friday, Nov. 11 starting at 11 a.m. sharp. Photo: Sheri Regnier
Royal Canadian Legion Trail Branch # 11 donated $2,000 from their Poppy Fund to the Ambulatory Care Campaign. Photo: Submitted

Trail Legion donates to ambulatory care

2022 poppy distribution begins Friday

Royal Canadian Legion Trail Branch # 11 donated $2,000 from their Poppy Fund to the Ambulatory Care Campaign. Photo: Submitted
Retired Staff Sgt.-Maj. Kathy Rochlitz (left), Lt.-Gov. Janet Austin, Craig Thompson, Dave Sinclair and Norm Scott pose for a photo after presenting the first poppy at Government House on Oct. 25. (Austin Westphal/News Staff)

B.C. lieutenant governor presented with first poppy to kick off 2022 campaign

Funds raised from annual Royal Canadian Legion poppy campaign supports veterans

Retired Staff Sgt.-Maj. Kathy Rochlitz (left), Lt.-Gov. Janet Austin, Craig Thompson, Dave Sinclair and Norm Scott pose for a photo after presenting the first poppy at Government House on Oct. 25. (Austin Westphal/News Staff)
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Rossland Legion donates $5,000 to hospital

Donation to support multiple departments and facilities

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Patrick Hall leading the procession at the Queen Elizabeth II memorial ceremony in Terrace, northwest B.C. followed by Mary Ann Misfeldt, Legion and RCMP members. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)

Royal Canadian Legion’s first female president mourns Queen Elizabeth II

“She was a very gracious lady,” said Mary Ann Misfeldt of Terrace, B.C.

Patrick Hall leading the procession at the Queen Elizabeth II memorial ceremony in Terrace, northwest B.C. followed by Mary Ann Misfeldt, Legion and RCMP members. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)
More than 60 people attended a memorial service for the queen on Monday at the Royal Canadian Legion Aldergrove branch. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Legion members hold service for Queen Elizabeth

‘Very sad’ to see her go, one mourner said

More than 60 people attended a memorial service for the queen on Monday at the Royal Canadian Legion Aldergrove branch. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Flt. Sgt. Kael Helgeson and Sgt. Christian Faragher at Castlegar Airport. Photo: Submitted

West Kootenay cadets return home from Vernon training camp

In the West Kootenays there are cadet units in Nelson, Trail and Castlegar.

  • Aug 18, 2022
Flt. Sgt. Kael Helgeson and Sgt. Christian Faragher at Castlegar Airport. Photo: Submitted
The Rolling Barrage is show of brotherhood strength, and unity to conquer the stigma of PTSD. Image: Trail Legion

Meet bikers riding for veterans at Trail Legion on Thursday

Barrage: A rolling fundraiser in support of veterans, active duty military, and first responders

The Rolling Barrage is show of brotherhood strength, and unity to conquer the stigma of PTSD. Image: Trail Legion
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Rossland Ladies Auxiliary helps keep pool fun afloat

The Rossland Outdoor Pool celebrated its 90th anniversary this year

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Kelly Everill’s latest community mural is a spectacular tribute to our veterans. The two-storey design is on the outer wall of the Royal Canadian Legion Courtenay Branch 17. Photo by Terry Farrell

B.C. artist’s latest community mural a spectacular tribute to veterans

Courtenay artist Kelly Everill is well known for her community murals. They…

Kelly Everill’s latest community mural is a spectacular tribute to our veterans. The two-storey design is on the outer wall of the Royal Canadian Legion Courtenay Branch 17. Photo by Terry Farrell
Drill Hall in Rossland, circa 1910. Photo: RosslandMuseum.ca

Society moves closer to establishing Rossland Drill Hall heritage, significance

The Drill Hall, also referred to as the Armories or Annex, was built in 1904 by David Ewart

Drill Hall in Rossland, circa 1910. Photo: RosslandMuseum.ca
The Ladies Auxiliary of Branch #14 Royal Canadian Legion in Rossland made a donation of $1,000 to the 2nd Rossland Scouts. Photo: Submitted

Legion ladies donate to Rossland Scouts

Funding will support the Scouts upcoming trip to Finland this summer

The Ladies Auxiliary of Branch #14 Royal Canadian Legion in Rossland made a donation of $1,000 to the 2nd Rossland Scouts. Photo: Submitted
The Royal Canadian Legion branch #11 Ladies Auxiliary, Trail, presented a $5,000 cheque to the branch last week at their regular general meeting. Photo: Submitted

Trail Legion Ladies Auxiliary gives back

Ladies auxiliary works to support the branch and their veterans

The Royal Canadian Legion branch #11 Ladies Auxiliary, Trail, presented a $5,000 cheque to the branch last week at their regular general meeting. Photo: Submitted
A ceremony at Lakeview Memorial Cemetery on May 8, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Memorial ceremony in Kelowna disrupted when woman drives over graves

People were gathered at Lakeview Memorial Cemetery to mark the anniversary of the end of WWII

  • May 9, 2022
A ceremony at Lakeview Memorial Cemetery on May 8, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
Liaison Officer Joan LaFond, on behalf of the Rossland Legion Ladies Auxiliary, donates $15,000 to the Rossland Royal Canadian Legion Branch 14 and president Ray Van Den Nieuwenhof.

Rossland Legion receives timely and generous donation

Rossland Legion’s Ladies Auxiliary donated $15,000 to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 14

Liaison Officer Joan LaFond, on behalf of the Rossland Legion Ladies Auxiliary, donates $15,000 to the Rossland Royal Canadian Legion Branch 14 and president Ray Van Den Nieuwenhof.
Liaison Officer Joan LaFond, on behalf of the Rossland Legion Ladies Auxiliary, donates $15,000 to the Rossland Royal Canadian Legion Branch 14 and president Ray Van Den Nieuwenhof.

Rossland Legion receives generous donation in trying times

Rossland Legion’s Ladies Auxilliary donated $15,000 to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 14

Liaison Officer Joan LaFond, on behalf of the Rossland Legion Ladies Auxiliary, donates $15,000 to the Rossland Royal Canadian Legion Branch 14 and president Ray Van Den Nieuwenhof.