Updated – May 19, 2022
IMPORTANT MESSAGE BELOW… FOR MAY 24 AT 7:00 PMElection-Statement-to-Members
SOCIAL DANCING IS EVERY FRIDAY EVENING IN THE MAIN HALL, 7:00 pm until 11:00 pm… JOIN THE CLUB OR $15.00 FOR DROP IN’s… DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY….
Pollywogs Food Truck Supports the Brighton Legion. Thank you Pollywogs for the food donations to our Veterans, and members, It is Greatly Appreciated… Click on the Pollywogs Button Below
Notice to Members and Friends – Stew Sharp’s Celebration of Life is being held at the branch on June 11 at 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm. All are Welcome
OUR BRIGHTON AIRBORNE CADET’S ARE BACK IN UNIFORM AND TRAINING… GOOD TO SEE
CHECK OUT “UPCOMING EVENTS” tab.. more events coming….
Hello Comrades.. as we continue to update our email system for members concerning branch information, please be advised that your paid up membership for 2022 will allow you to receive important branch email information that is not posted on the website. Please ensure you email address is valid and Thank you for your support….. Webmaster
Our Volunteer Bartenders work hard to serve you and keep the branch open. They do Not deal with Membership issues or other branch requirements, Contact the executive responsible for your request and they will gladly assist you. They can be found by clicking on the on the Executive-2022 tab
Branch 100 Smoking Policy adherence to Smoke Free Ontario Act 2017. The following regulations apply to branch property.
No Smoking is allowed within 9 meters (30 feet) of the EAST or OFFICE Entrances… Failure to abide by these regulations may result in expulsion from branch property
The free first year of Legion membership program has expanded eligibility to include family of Veterans
How to apply to the Veteran Family Welcome Program and the Veteran Welcome Program
Eligible Family Applicants can fill out an application form online: Click on the Links below
Veteran Family Welcome Program – To Print your Own… Click Below
Veteran Welcome Program.. To Print your own… Click Below
Second World War Tribute
The Second World War Tribute program honours the sacrifices and achievements of Canada’s Second World War Veterans. Any living Canadian or Newfoundland Veteran of the Second World War who served with the Canadian Forces, the Canadian or British Merchant Navy or any Allied force is eligible to receive the tribute lapel pin and certificate. The Second World War Tribute was introduced in September 2014 to mark the 75th anniversary of the beginning of the Second World War.
If you’re interested receiving this tribute for yourself, or for a living family member or friend who served during the Second World War, you can:
- Fill out the online form below
- Download, print and mail or email your form to the address on the form
- If you are experiencing issues, call us at 1-866-522-2122 and we will assist you
The tribute will be sent directly to the Veteran unless otherwise requested in the comments section on the form.
The History of the Royal Canadian Legion Abbreviated
Chapter 84 of the Statutes of Canada 1948, as amended by Chapter 86 of the Statutes of Canada 1951, by Chapter 72 of the Statutes of Canada 1959, by Chapter 83 of the Statutes of Canada 1961, by Chapter 112 of the Statutes of Canada 1975, by Chapter 47 of the Statutes of Canada 1977-78 and by the Statutes of Canada 1980-81.
May 17, 1927 – British Empire Service League (BESL) was formed and is the forerunner to the Royal Canadian Legion.
1948 – An act to incorporate the Royal Canadian Legion Chapter 84 of the Statutes of Canada 1948 this act received parliament approval and became law.
1959 – The name of the Canadian Legion of the British Empire Service League hereinafter called “The Legion”, is changed to The Canadian Legion,
1963 – The name of The Canadian Legion, hereinafter called “The Canadian Legion” is changed to The Royal Canadian Legion, as it stands today.
ONTARIO VETERAN LICENCE PLATES….Veterans-License-Plate-app
To order Veterans’ licence plates ”Do not go to the Ontario Service Centre”; “You must order them thru Dominion Command”. Any interested party, Click on Button, fill it out, print the form and mail it to Dominion Command the address is at the top right side of form with your $5.00 payment. They will confirm your status and mail the authorized form back to you and then take it to the Ontario Service Centre for receipt of your Veteran Plates
If you are a veteran or active Canadian Armed Forces member
Starting January 1, 2019, veterans and active members of the Canadian Armed Forces who reside in Ontario are able to enjoy free fishing across the province as a token of recognition for their service. In place of an Outdoors Card and recreational fishing licence, veterans and active members will be required to possess and carry one of the following pieces of identification to legally fish in Ontario:
- Canadian Forces Identification Card (NDI 20);
- Record of Service Card (NDI 75); or
- Canadian Armed Forces Veteran’s Service Card (NDI 75).
In accordance with other deemed licences, veterans and active members of the Canadian Armed Forces will need to follow the seasons, quotas and limits associated with a sport fishing licence.
For more information on this initiative, please contact the Natural Resources Information and Support Centre at 1-800-387-7011.
To all Veterans, Military & RCMP.. Read Below…. (this is a good thing)…..
All Serving Military or Retired Veterans and RCMP are welcome to join “Free” for a year.. Explore the benefits, services & the camaraderie the Legion has to offer… at “No Cost”.. “Click On” Button Below to Start…
Branch Members are more than Welcome to put their business cards on the Community bulletin board in the legion for everyone to see.
COME IN and CHECK OUT OUR BOARD AND PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SUPPORTERS..