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On This Date in History

29 June 1922 France grants Canada land surrounding Vimy Ridge for a memorial park; the Canadian National Vimy Memorial is unveiled there in 1936.

D-Day – 80 years on

Today we remember those who fought on the beaches, in the air, on the land and at sea this day, 80 years ago. D-Day. Allied Airborne troops secure the flanks of the invasion area in Normandy in order to cut off access for the Germans.....
Maple Ridge Legion Colour Party - Remembrance Day 2023

Colour Party Volunteers

We are looking for new, volunteer members for our Colour Party. The Colour Party is the official flag group of the Maple Ridge Legion, carrying the flags with reverence and pride.
We are Hiring

We Are Hiring

Join us as our new, dynamic Branch Administrator, leading a passionate team to uphold the administrative and leadership heartbeat of our organization!
VE Day flag

VE Day

Today, May 8th, is the 79th anniversary of VE Day, which meant an end to nearly six years of war that had cost the lives of millions, and brought suffering to populations of entire countries.
Mother's Day Brunch

Mothers Day Brunch

Come and celebrate Mom at Legion 88 this Mother's Day. Chef Shawn is creating a beautiful buffet brunch, and the bar will be serving Mom-mosas!
Dancing to the Brian Zalo Mix at Maple Ridge Legion

Live Music at the Legion

The Maple Ridge Legion is the only place in Ridge and Pitt Meadows where you can listen and dance to live music three days a week. 
An image from Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows News of a young Bobby Seckler

Community donation

Thanks to a request from Rob Seckler we donated $500 to the Maple Ridge Boxing Club., giving back to a sports club where he found success as a teen.
Judy Ballard receiving Branch Presidents Medal

Branch Medal

Our current President, Judy Ballard received her Branch President Medal at the General Meeting on April 21st. The medal was presented by Al Casswell, our Chairman.
Legion Exec - Tom - IG

Meet a Veteran – Tom Gardener

Tom was born in England and joined the British Army in 1953 at the age of 20, as part of conscription following the Second World War.  He joined the Royal Engineers as a Reservist, and served for two years stationed in Dartmouth UK and Germany.
Vimy Ridge Memorial

The Battle of Vimy Ridge

Vimy Ridge is a long, high hill that Germany had captured early in the war. They had made it into a strong defensive position, with tunnels and trenches
RCAF 100 logo

RCAF Centennial

Today we celebrate the 100th anniversary of The Royal Canadian Air Force. 1 April 2024 marks 100 years of service for the Royal Canadian Air Force

St Patrick’s Celebration

Thank-you to everyone who came out to our St. Patrick's Day party! It was fun doing the prize draws, delicious food and great music.
2024 Executive - Jodi Barrass

Meet the Executive – Jodi Barrass

Jodi originally joined the Royal Canadian Legion at the age of eighteen, in Baron Bing, Toronto. She moved to B.C. and joined the Billy Bishop branch in Kitsilano. She left for a while and was busy with life, then rejoined the Maple Ridge branch around five years ago.
Flag and arm crop

Afghanistan veterans

Canada's longest war and its first significant combat engagement since the Korean War (1950-1953) was in Afghanistan from 2001-20014.
Legion supporting Veterans

Veterans Resources

The purpose of the Royal Canadian Legion is to support Veterans and their families. To help our members and local Veterans, we have compiled a list of national and other organizations....
Perogies & Cabbage

Perogies and Cabbage

Last Sunday of the month is coming up fast! Come support the Ladies Auxiliary when they host the kitchen with their world famous cabbage rolls and perogies! KARAOKE from 2-6pm and Meat draws and 50/50 at 4pm and 5pm!
We are open

We are open

We are open today - Thursday January 18th.Please be very careful on the roads, sidewalks and parking lots.

Snow Day

❄️ SNOW DAY!! ❄️ We will be closed today (Wednesday January 17th) for the safety of members and staff! Stay warm and cozy and enjoy all the white stuff!

Burns Night – Sold Out!

WOW! We are sold out of the Robbie Burns Supper! Thanks to your support (and your love for Haggis...) we sold out 88 tickets in a week! If you are one of the lucky attendees, please feel free to wear your tartan!
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