Membership

There are  four categories of Membership with the Royal Canadian Legion:

Ordinary Membership

You may be eligible for Ordinary membership if you have served or are serving in:

  • The Canadian Armed Forces or Her Majesty’s Armed Forces (regular force or reserve force with class “C” service); or
  • the Armed Forces or underground forces of any of Her Majesty’s allies in a war or police action in which Canada was involved; or
  • the Merchant Navy or non-military services in an actual theatre of war in which Canada was involved; or
  • Her Majesty’s reserve force including Cadet Instructors on the Cadet Cadre. Must have at least one year (12 months) service; or
  • The Royal Canadian Mounted Police or The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary for not less than one year; or
  • the Armed Forces of a country while that country was a member of NATO or NORAD; or
  • the United States Forces; or
  • the Vietnam War with the Armed Forces of the United States, Australia, the Republic of Korea or South Vietnam, and were a Canadian citizen or Commonwealth subject at the time of service

Associate Membership

If you do not qualify for Ordinary membership you may be eligible for Associate membership if you:

  • are the child, stepchild, grandchild, sibling, niece/nephew, widow/er, parent or spouse of someone who is or was eligible for Ordinary membership; or
  • are the child of an Associate member; or
  • have served in The Royal Canadian Sea, Army or Air Cadets for not less than 3 years; or
  • have been a cadet civilian instructor for not less than 3 years; or
  • have served as an officer in the Navy League of Canada for not less than 2 years; or
  • have served on a city, municipal or provincial police force for not less than 1 year; or
  • have served in the Polish Armed Forces after WW II; or
  • are the spouse, parent or sibling of an associate member who qualified subject to the above criteria.

Affiliate Voting

To qualify for Affiliate Voting Membership you must be a Canadian or Commonwealth Citizen and over the age of 18.

Affiliate Non-Voting

To qualify for Affiliate Non-Voting Membership you must be a citizen of an Allied Nation and over the age of 18.

To become a member of Branch 15, you can fill out the Membership Form and visit the Branch or contact the Branch Membership Officer.

The Legion is CLOSED for REGULAR BUSINESS until further notice. To contact us call 905-451-9569 and we will get back to you A.S.A.P.