The Royal Canadian Legion

The Royal Canadian Legion

August 07, 2013 18:00 ET

Media Advisory: Legion Launches National Youth Track and Field Championships

LANGLEY, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 7, 2013) - Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia, The Honourable Judith Guichon, accompanied by The Dominion President of The Royal Canadian Legion, Mr. Gordon Moore, as well as Nicole Clarke from Athletics Canada will launch the Legion National Youth Track and Field Championships on Friday 9 August 2013.

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

Location: McLeod Athletic Park
56 Avenue at 216 Street
Langley, BC
Tel: 778-772-1585
Date: August 9th, 2013
Time: 7:00pm for 7:30pm

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 or cell at (613) 292-8760