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Stats Canada report says 461,240 veterans in Canada

A new report by Stats Canada is providing some much needed insight into our veteran population here in Canada. A total of 97,625 Canadians were counted as serving in the Canadian Armed Forces and 461,240 were counted as veterans. Glenn Miller, the co-chair of the public relations committee for the Lethbridge Legion, says there are […]Read More

Applications needed for veterans banner project

The Lethbridge Legion is asking residents to submit an application for the Salute Our Veterans Banner project. The initiative will showcase veterans and their stories on light pole banners that will be displayed across the city. That will include the airport, City Hall, the legion, and the old train station. Glenn Miller, from the Veteran […]Read More

Frying up for Lobsterfest

Freshly cooked lobster will be on the menu this Saturday June 11. That is the kick-off to Lobsterfest which is an event raising money for the Lethbridge Legion General Stewart Branch, the Royal Canadian Airforce Association 702 Wing and the 11 Squadron Royal Canadian Air Cadets along with a few other organizations. Wayne King, the […]Read More

Banners to showcase stories of veterans

Beginning in October and running through Remembrance Day in Lethbridge, you will see a wide array of banners honouring veterans. The Lethbridge Legion’s “Salute Our Veterans” project will celebrate the soldiers who served and paid the ultimate sacrifice to make sure we can enjoy the freedoms we have today. Video Journalist Micah Quinn has the […]Read More

Council approves veteran banner project for Legion

Good news for veterans in our city. At City Council on Tuesday, a vote was carried unanimously to approve the Royal Canadian Legion Branch in Lethbridge to install banners on street lights in our city come November. A sizable chunk of change will be used to fund the project. The study will be funded from […]Read More

Canadian flag raised to honour National Flag Day

The Lethbridge Legion kicked off Tuesday with the announcement of National Flag Day. This day holds a special connection to 1965 as the branch was joined by members of the community to lower and raise the flag. BCN’s Micah Quinn explains the importance of National Flag Day for our country.Read More

Over $93,000 raised for Poppy Campaign

The results are in for the Lethbridge Legion’s annual Poppy Campaign. Over $93,000 was donated which surpassed the legion’s goal of $90,000. As Video Journalist Micah Quinn explains, the money will be distributed to a good cause.Read More

Village of Stirling receives added funding for cenotaph project

The Village of Stirling received additional funding for their cenotaph project. The $15,000 presented by the Lethbridge Legion will be used to beautify the monument. The initiative is meant to honour veterans from Stirling. As Micah Quinn explains, the cenotaph will feature the names of veterans carved inside to be forever immortalized. The total cost of […]Read More

GoFundMe raises money for legion lower roof

Starting a GoFundMe can be just the push a nonprofit needs during the pandemic. The Lethbridge Legion started one to help raise funds for a leaky roof on the building. The funds were met, and the nonprofit was able to build the new roof with no issues. Micah Quinn has the details.Read More