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Royal Canadian Legion is a non-profit organization whose purposes and objectives include: providing support to veterans, ex-service members and their families; perpetuating the tradition of Remembrance; and, participating in programs designed to improve Canadians general quality of life.

At The Royal Canadian Legion, we believe in the power of people working together. Established in 1926, The Royal Canadian Legion is Canada’s largest Veteran support and community service organization. As well our Branches are a central place for people to gather and feel connected to their neighbours. In many places, they serve as the primary community centre, hosting weddings, town meetings, community BBQs, memorial services, and other important events and activities.

As important as our support of veterans and their dependants is, our branch members find the time and energy to make significant contributions to our community. Sir William Stephenson Royal Canadian Legion Branch #637, support other community based organizations financially, using funds raised through clubhouse operations, sports, raffles, events, and in strictly regulated conditions, Poppy funds.

Each year, hundreds of thousands of dollars are donated to other community and service organizations. As well as financial support, the hall is the main meeting place for our veterans and their dependants. As well as support for others, Branch #637 operate, or help to organize and operate many community programs. These include public safety programs, programs for seniors, transportation, sport and youth programs.

The Sir William Stephenson Branch was chartered on May 2, 1989, named to honour the war hero and master spy who was also known as the ‘Man Called Intrepid’.

The Royal Canadian Legion was founded by Veterans and for Veterans. We advocate for the care and benefits for all who served Canada, regardless of when or where they served. The Legion also provides representation and assistance to Veterans, including currently serving Canadian Armed Forces and RCMP, and their families, and access to our services is available to them at no cost, whether or not they are Legion members.The Legion helps thousands of Veterans each yearand makes significant positive changes in their lives

The Legion understands the importance of honouring past sacrifices and acknowledging the courage of those who served and still serve today. Through Remembrance Day ceremonies, the Poppy campaign, commemorative activities, youth education programs and more, the Legion helps Canadians to honour and remember.

Legion Branches are the cornerstone of communities across Canada, and provide one of the largest volunteer bases in the country. With more than 1,400 Branches from coast to coast to coast, our members provide local services and supports to build a stronger Canada. Whether helping local Veterans, supporting seniors, providing youth sports programs, raising funds, volunteering to help those in need, or simply offering a place to gather for fun and celebration, Legionnaires provide essential services in their communities.