-----Why Should I Join?
By joining The Royal Canadian Legion
you will have the opportunity to make new friends, become involved with your
community and to develop and share your leadership skills. You will help to
perpetuate the Remembrance of those who gave so much for the freedom and
prosperity we enjoy today and the proud heritage of this great Canadian
organization will be enriched by the enthusiasm, energy and new ideas that
you bring to it.
Here are just some of
the many benefits membership in The Royal Canadian Legion brings:
Most branches have recreational facilities and
may have licensed lounges. Members can enjoy a wide variety of social events
such as dances, barbeques, entertainment and a host of other special events.
Member Participation Sports
The Legion has sporting events such as darts, curling, cribbage and
golf, with competitions ranging from local, provincial to national levels.
Member Benefits Package
The Legion has developed a relationship with a number of corporate
partners to provide products and services to its members.
Some of the partners include:
Lombard Canada - RCL Home & Auto Insurance- competitive and preferred
rates, up to a further 10% discount.
RCL Health - providing healthy discounts on Insurance, medical
supplies, eyewear & nursing care.
MBNA Canada Bank (MasterCard),
RCL Financial -superior rates on financial products and services. Avis
Rent A Car - special rates for Legion members.
Dominion Automobile Assoc.(DAA) - providing roadside assistance.
Elite membership for $70 and Classic membership for $45 for Legion members.
Speedy Auto Service - 15% discount off regular services, 10% off
tires, 5% off promotional offers.
The Message Network Rogers AT&T - cellular services and packages for
Moore's Clothing for Men - 10% off regular priced merchandise.
You can serve your community by assisting with the many Legion programs
in support of youth, seniors, the disabled and others. The Legion also
provides bursaries and scholarships to students from Secondary School to the
University level and is the largest single supporter of Boy Scouts and Girl
Guides. It is also a major supporter of sea, army and air cadets.
You will have the opportunity to grow within this great organization. The
Legion needs members who can take on the Leadership challenge. If this is
where your interest lies you can become involved by serving on the branch
executive. You may even wish to go to higher levels such as zone, district
or provincial. You may even aspire to the national level. Every Dominion
President who has served in this capacity over the past 75 years started out
as a branch member. You, too, could one day be President of the largest
community service organization in Canada.
As Canada's largest volunteer organization, tremendous intangible
benefits are gained through the commitment of members to fulfill the mandate
of remembrance, service to the community and our country. Our fallen
comrades served in battle, you have "another way to serve" by joining The
Royal Canadian Legion.
Your membership includes a subscription to the Legion Magazine which is
published five times a year. It contains articles on various topics
including history, current events and general interest stories, as well as
keeping members up-to-date on the many and varied Legion activities. It also
contains a section dedicated to the recognition of those who served their