The Royal Canadian Legion



The Royal Canadian Legion

July 16, 2013 08:00 ET

Media Advisory: Legion Announces New Riders Program and New Logo

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 16, 2013) - The Dominion President of The Royal Canadian Legion, Mr. Gordon Moore, accompanied by several motorcycle enthusiasts, will make an announcement on Friday July 19th, 2013 regarding the new Legion Riders program and the new Legion brand and logo.

Representatives from Government, Canadian Forces, Veterans, Veterans Groups, Legion members and the public are welcome.

Location: Legion House
86 Aird Place
Ottawa ON K2L 0A1
Tel: 613-591-3335
Date: 19 July 2013
Time: 9am - Motorcycle enthusiasts arrive at Kanata Centrum Shopping Centre parking lot situated at the corner of Kanata Avenue and Earl Grey Drive;
9:30am - Motorcycle enthusiasts leave parking lot, southbound on Kanata Avenue from Earl Grey Drive, cross Valour Bridge and turn eastward along Aird Place and park in designated area of Legion House parking lot.
10am - Dominion President addresses media and motorcycle enthusiasts in front of Legion House;
10:30 - Small reception.

About the Legion

Established in 1926, the Legion is the largest Veterans service organization in Canada with more than 320,000 members. Its mission is to serve all Veterans including serving Canadian Forces and Royal Canadian Mounted Police members and their families, to promote Remembrance and to serve our communities and our country.

The Legion's Service Bureau Officers can assist and represent CF members Veterans, RCMP members and their families regarding disability claims or related issues with Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) and the Veterans Review and Appeal Board (VRAB). In communities across Canada, it is the Legion that perpetuates Remembrance through the Poppy campaign and Remembrance Day ceremonies, With more than 1,450 branches, The Legion supports programs for seniors, Veterans housing, Long Term Care, youth leadership, education, sports, Cadets, Guides and Scouts. We will Remember Them.

Contact Information

  • Bruce Poulin
    Dominion Command
    The Royal Canadian Legion
    (613) 591-3335 ext. 241
    Cell: (613) 292-8760
    bruce.poulin@legion.ca