Category: Branch News/Posts

Willie Geneau

GENEAU, Wilfred – Mr. Wilfred Geneau at the Ottawa Hospital – General Campus on Sunday April 30, 2017 at the age of 69 years; former proprietor of W. Geneau Trucking. Loving companion of Jeannette Duval. Loved father of Karry (Kelly),…

Legion Lager is Here!

The Royal Canadian Legion has joined forces with the Whitewater Brewing Co. to produce a new co-branded craft beer. Legion Lager is one of only a handful of craft brewed lagers in Canada, and the only beer that helps raise awareness and funds for Legion programs for…

Youth Education – 2016 Winners

This year’s Youth Education Contests were a great success. The program, chaired by Linda Roy, at both the Zone and Branch 544 levels, consists of participants from our schools to submit works in three main categories: Art, Essay and Poetry.  This…

St. Paddy’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day made for a Fun Friday Night Dinner.  A great stew was put out by our kitchen with some accompanied by Irish music in the background (thanks Fred, for your work on the sound system). Some of our…

The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 297 in Cornwall has had its first vice-president resign, amid allegations of — and his apology for — untrue claims of military service and successes. Arthur Murray, a 14-year member of the Legion who was…

Icav Letter of Apprecciation – July 2016

Appreciation is a commodity that is not easy to come by… it is always nice to have our efforts acknowledged.  Below is a Letter of Appreciation from the Sicily ICAV (1045-1). We thank them for that… it makes us work…

Thank You – Lancaster Air Cadets

The Lancaster Legion, Branch 544 is proud to sponsor the 253 Claude Nunney VC Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron (Lancaster). Last month the squadron held their annual Mess dinner at the branch. Below is a letter of appreciation from Captain Earle DePass…