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Operation Rudolf

January 5, 2020 - Even during the holiday shut down of many Legions, during this virus period, Ste Anne’s Legion Branch 091 was able to make wooden Reindeer for the Village of Ste Anne De Bellevue and many others who wanted a Rudolf.

Over $2000 was raised by the members in this effort.

Remembrance Day Ceremony, 11 November 2020 at Branch 094

On November 11, 2020, at 11:00 a.m., a small but dignified ceremony was held at the cenotaph in front of City Hall. In attendance were:

  • Comrade Fred Goodall, Poppy Fund Chairman
  • Comrade Claudette Lapointe, 2nd Vice President
  • Comrade Jack Gammon, Veteran (Korea)
  • Robert Myles, Borough President

In compliance with the protocol from Provincial Command, the wearing of masks was mandatory as was social distancing.

The general public was discouraged from attending.

Comrade Fred Goodall conducted a brief ceremony that began with the prayer ‘Lest we forget’, followed by two minutes of silence, the Act of Remembrance and closed with the singing of O Canada.

A total of fourteen wreaths were placed at the base of the cenotaph by Comrade Jack Gammon representing the Legion, Branch 094 and by Robert Myles representing the Borough of Greenfield Park.
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11 November 2020, Remembrance Day Ceremony at Branch 171

November 11, 2020 - Most of the wreaths were placed around the cenotaph ahead of time.

Following the provincial guidelines only six wreaths were presented during the ceremony.

The weather was superb this year with a gentle misty rain falling and warmer temperatures than normal.

This year's Remembrance Day Ceremony was scaled down due to COVID, including the colour guard.

Father Dion and Branch President, comrade David Pittman performed the act of remembrance during the ceremony.

Father Dion and Piper Shawn Denny during the playing of Amazing Grace.

Some of the attendees in the background following the proper distancing protocols.

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2020, Quyon Remembrance Day Ceremony

Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 231, Quyon hosted a virtual live Facebook Remembrance Day Service on November 8, 2020 at noon, with 10 members participating and over 800 views.

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Place Vimy park bench

October 24, 2020 - The idea was conceived by Branch 1st. V.P. Mike Elliott and the design was made by Natalie Trainor of St. Lazare.

The project got really moving by Executive member Jay Oland then it was built by Keith Bonerak of Rigaud.

It is totally unique and was paid for by donations from the family of Lt. Harry E. Trenholme RCNVR, WW II.

(He was at D-Day on a landing craft and was awarded the Legion of Honour a few years ago).

The other donor was the D-Day Society & Friends who Remember.

This group of which Harry was a member, was formed in 1945 by those who had been at D-Day the year before.

Only Ian M. Walker who was with the British Army that day is left, he lives in Okotoks, AB.

We normally meet every year for a lunch at the Hudson Legion, but not this year, the first time in 75 years.

Sad as we normally get 85-90 ‘’Friends who Remember’’. Legionnaires and just friends.

Happy Birthday Sapper!

On September 13, 2020 comrade Bill Ludlow, a resident at St Anne's de Bellevue Veterans Hospital, who on June 6th 1944, was demining on Juno Beach that historic day, celebrated his 100th Birthday at Branch 091 Churchill, in Ste Anne de Bellevue..


Presentation of bursary awards

On September 13th, 2020 , Branch #245, Dorval presented local students with their bursary awards. On the picture from left to right: comrade Ron Diano, 2nd Vice-president, the recipients Anthony Zanti and Riley Sullivan and 1st Vice-president comrade Barbara Cunningham Stokes.

Bursary presentation

On September 5th, 2020 , comrade Ron Diano, 2nd Vice-president, from Branch 245, Dorval, presented a bursary to Leslie Harmidy in the presence of 1st Vice-president comrade Barbara Cunningham Stokes.

Huge success of the Bazaar and BBQ at Branch 033, Aylmer

We are happy to announce that the Bazaar and BBQ held last Sunday August 30, 2020 was a huge success!

This activity, a fundraiser organized to help Branch 033 during the pandemic, took place outside in the branch's parking lot.

It goes without saying that careful preparation was required to keep everyone safe.

During the event, mandatory hand washing at the entrance, sufficient space for physical distancing, wearing a mask, a one-way corridor, a BBQ waiting area, a whole system had been developed and put in place to ensure compliance with all public health measures.

Thanks to the work of a great team of volunteers and the collaboration of our visitors everything went perfectly well.

We are proud to report that the Bazaar was a huge success.

Quite an accomplishment during a pandemic!

Help the Aylmer Legion Branch #33 Covid19 Fundraising Campaign

Aylmer Legion host grand reopening event

July 22, 2020 - Around 35 people from the region gathered at the Aylmer Legion on July 10, as the organisation held its grand reopening event after being forced to shut down for months on end because of COVID-19.

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Donation from the MNA  for D'Arcy McGee

July 13, 2020 - Branch President, comrade Allan Levine, of Branch 097, Brigadier Frederick Kisch, Côte-St-Luc (left), accepting a donation for daily expenses from the MNA  for D'Arcy McGee, Mr. David Birnbaum (centre) as Vice President, comrade Richard Quintal (right) looks on in this time of social distancing.

Flag Raising ceremony at Branch 094

It was a very hot day on July 1, 2020, when Branch 094 held its annual Flag Raising ceremony in Greenfield Park.

It was also the official opening of the Branch to welcome the membership after the period of quarantine.

Social distancing (2 metres) and the wearing of face masks were the order of the day.

In spite of the heat, seven Branch Veterans were able to attend as well as members of the Executive Committee and other members.

The local venture troop - Granny's Grunts handled the logistics of the ceremony.

Short speeches were delivered by the Branch President, Comrade Cheryl Moores, Federal M.P. Sherry Romanado and Borough Alderman, Peter Doonan.

Donation to la Maison Victor Gadbois

June 19, 2020 - While respecting social distancing, Branch 147 Saint-Bruno de Montarville presented a donation of $2,500 to Maison Victor Gadbois a palliative care centre.

Donation to the Centre d'action bénévole « Les p’tits bonheurs »

June 19, 2020 - On the same day, another donation in the amount of $ 4,000 was presented to the Centre d'action bénévole « Les p’tits bonheurs » in Saint-Bruno de Montarville by Branch 147.

New Vimy tree planted at Branch 115

Well the new Vimy Oak has arrived and we planted it on Thursday, June 18,2020.

A local area resident was kind enough to pick it up near Dundas, Ontario and deliver it to us free of charge.

The seven memorial plaques for the posts surrounding Place Vimy, that were advertised to be available, have now been sold and should be installed by the end of this coming week.

Work on the Place Vimy Park bench is coming along well and it should be here by mid-August if all goes well.

Thank you for supporting our cause!

Covid-19 - Aylmer Legion Initiative

April 14, 2020 - We started this initiative on April 4th and thanks to the help of seamstresses in our community we have now made and gifted over 100 scrub hats and we keep going!

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Ceremony in honor of "Soldiers of Suicide" at Branch 099.

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February 21st, 2020 - The ceremony is in memory of the soldiers who chose to end their lives after returning to Canada from missions they have accomplished.

A candle with a photo of each of the soldiers was lit.

A wreath was laid in honor of these departed soldiers.

The following soldiers were honored:

  • Pte Maurice Vigneault, Cpl Dan Eliot, Pte Thomas Welch,
  • Pte Frédéric Couture, Cst Louis Tellis, Cpl Stuart Langridge,
  • Cpl Thomas Jared (TJ) Stirling, PFC Joshua Fueston, MCpl Stéphane Legendre,
  • Cpl Jamie McMullin, Cpl Justin Stark, MCpl Bobby Saulnier,
  • MCpl Victor Rémillard, Lt Shawna Rogers, Cpl Anthony Reed,
  • Cpl Adam Eckhardt, Sgt Ron Anderson, Cpl Shane Porter,
  • Cpl John Unrau, Lt Mark Moffat, Pte Jason Simon,
  • Sgt Phillip Burnett,

To learn more about the candlelight ceremony in memory of the "Soldiers of Suicide", click here.

A Lady that cares for our Veterans
December 23, 2019, - Each week a local resident, Gwen Periard, collects our empty wine, liquor and soft drink cans and takes them to Hawkesbury.

The money raised goes to purchase gifts for the Veterans at the Ste Anne’s Veterans Hospital at Christmas.

This year she has raised $930.00.

This is a wonderful volunteer achievement from a local lady who is not a Legion member but who cares for our Veterans.

Thank you, Gwen, on behalf of all the members of Legion Branch 115 in Hudson.

For the gifts, she coordinates this with Legion members Linda Eames & John Dalgarno.

Sadly, Gwen cannot continue in 2020 thus we will be looking for a volunteer to carry on her dedication and hard work.

Participants in the Aylmer Legion, Branch 033 Knitting Group for the Frontlines

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December16, 2019 - To the participants in the Aylmer Legion, Branch 033 Knitting Group for the Frontlines.

Thanks to your talents, we will be sending over 700 Izzy Dolls this week!

For those who knitted the lap blankets, thanks for your help we will be able to donate your 15 lap blankets to veterans at Perley Hospital just in time for Christmas!

Bravo and Thank you to all participants!

The Aylmer Legion, Branch 033 Knitting Group for the Frontlines get togethers will resume on January 5th, 2020.

Happy Holidays to all!

Donation to the "Agape Association Inc" from Branch 251

Sunday December 15, 2019 - Agape Association Inc., a non-profit organization in Laval, was presented at Chomedey Branch 251 last general meeting a donation of $1300.00.

Money was raised with the help of the 100th Laval Air Cadets from monthly Saturday breakfasts, with a donation from the Poppy Fund.

CEO Kevin McCleod spoke as to how the money was used for Christmas baskets to help those in need and thanked the members for their support.

Huge success of the Christmas dinner at Aylmer Legion, Branch 033

Saturday, December 14, 2019 - The Aylmer Legion 2019 Christmas dinner was a huge success last Saturday.

UA big thank you for the excellent traditional turkey supper that was prepared by our volunteer chefs Lynda, Mary-Ann, Lise and Paulette.

Thank you to the 8 cadets from Corps de Cadets 2644, Le Régiment de Hull who served the meal to more than 78 guests.

The evening took place in joy and pleasure to the sound of the "Heart & Soul Band", thank you Tonie and John for the good music!

During the evening there was a draw for a beautiful quilt offered by the Aylmer quilting group and door prizes were drawn from Jardin de Sylvie.

The Aylmer Lions Club took the opportunity to donate $2000.00 to the Aylmer Legion, Branch 033 and donated $3000.00 to the Aylmer Meals on Wheels.

Many thanks to the Aylmer Lions Club for your support and your generosity!

Thank you to all the guests, participants and volunteers who came to support our Legion last Saturday night!

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