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  • Branch Hours: Monday-Saturday 12:00pm. to 8:00pm Sunday & Holidays 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. May be open later or earlier on Mon-Sat,depending on Calendar Requirements.  9/2/2016 7:52:45 PM - Alf Ash
  • Please visit the Gallery often to view photos of special events, parades and entertainment. 5/28/2015 6:31:44 AM - Alf Ash
  • You are encouraged to take an active roll in your Legion. Your continued support is appreciated and helps to keep our Branch financially healthy. 5/28/2015 6:31:22 AM - Alf Ash
         





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Trudeau insists he was trying to protect SNC-Lavalin jobs — even as its CEO says he didn’t raise them
Sunday, March 24, 2019
By Jesse Ferreras-Online Journalist Global News/The Canadian Press/Somnia/AA

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau continues to affirm that he was trying to protect Canadian jobs when he and his staff spoke with former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould about a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) with SNC-Lavalin. Trudeau said this in the same week that the engineering...
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Tuesday's Dinner & Karaoke
Saturday, March 23, 2019
Alf Ash

Dinners will continue from 5:30 till 6:30 Karaoke still follows from 6:30 till 11:00 Music by Carl & June host this Karaoke Event, Donations are appreciated! The kitchen committee will feature a special dinner menu every Tuesday. See posters for full details. ----- NOTE...
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Hall can be rented on Saturday Nights from 8pm to 1am.for up to 100 people
Saturday, March 23, 2019
Alf Ash/ Corey McFaddin

Hall can be rented on Saturday Nights from 8pm to 1am.for up to 100 people. Members/Non-Members may rent all or part of our facility for parties, weddings, meetings etc. Non-members will pay a higher fee for the hall rental. 1. The period of rental shall be from 8 PM to 1 AM. Access to...
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Google Branch 50 Website?Note Branch Hours.
Saturday, March 23, 2019
Alf Ash

A few people who use the computer are going onto 'Google' to check out the Branch Hours, they go onto this site: Royal Canadian Legion Branch 50,which shows them that the Branch 50 is Closed on Saturday and Sunday, it also shows pictures of the old Legion which had upstairs and downstairs, it...
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SERVICE RECOGNITION BOOKLET — PAUL SCAGNETTI
Saturday, March 23, 2019
PAUL SCAGNETTI/AA

SERVICE RECOGNITION BOOKLET — PAUL SCAGNETTI I am attempting to make more submission to Ontario Command’s 2019 edition of The Service Recognition Book. I would very much like to submit your, or a member of your family’s details. Here’s what you need to bring: a. photo — black and white,...
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The Royal Canadian Legion responds to federal budget 2019
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Dominion Command/AA

OTTAWA, ON, 19 March, 2019 – With the release of the federal budget, The Royal Canadian Legion is pleased to see a range of investments for veterans and families but awaits additional information on the mechanisms to be used, and the programs the funding will support. “The investments should...
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Renewed calls for Canada to pull out of Saudi arms deal after detained women face charges
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Cherise SeucharanStar Vancouver/Somnia/AA

VANCOUVER—A group of detained women’s rights activists, including former UBC student Loujain Al-Hathloul, are now facing charges in Saudi court, prompting renewed calls for Canada to pull out of an arms deal with the Middle Eastern nation. The group of 11 women activists, who were detained in...
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OLDER NEWS


Veterans
Harry Watts promoted Remembrance Day, citizenship and education
Sunday, March 17, 2019
Jeff Outhit Waterloo Region Record/CTV News/AA
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KITCHENER — Harry Watts was a proud soldier, longtime volunteer, man of good cheer, and fierce...

   

Miscellaneous
Education Town Hall Meeting-March 17th, 2019.2:30-4:30pm
Friday, March 15, 2019
MPP Laura Mae Lindo /AA
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MPP Laura Mae Lindo would like to formally invite you to share your concerns about the Ford...

Miscellaneous
Another costly federal IT glitch gets resolved - ten years later
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Dean Beeby · CBC News /Twitter/AA
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A computer glitch dating back to 2009 has been fixed at last, allowing the federal government to...

   

Miscellaneous
Debt collectors crossed the line chasing bills they insist they never owed, Kitchener tenants say
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Greg Mercer Waterloo Region Record/AA
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KITCHENER — One of Canada's largest residential landlords and the country's biggest collections...

Miscellaneous
Sunwing suspends Boeing 737 Max 8 flights for 'evolving commercial reasons'
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
CBC News/Somnia/AA
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Sunwing Airlines says it is "temporarily" suspending flights of its four Boeing 737 Max 8...

   

Miscellaneous
Utah plaintiffs seek to force Omar Khadr to answer their questions
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Colin Perkel The Canadian Press/AA
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TORONTO — Relatives looking to collect on an American lawsuit against Omar Khadr are asking a...

Births Deaths and Marriages
OBITUARY Harry Watts 29 July , 1923 – 10 March , 2019
Monday, March 11, 2019
Westmount Memorial Celebration Centre/AA
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Sadly, we report that well-known Member of RCL Branch 50, and"friend of Branch 530", Veteran...

   

Veterans
Nearly 40,000 veterans waiting for disability benefits as backlog keeps growing
Friday, March 08, 2019
Canadian Press/AA
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OTTAWA — The number of veterans waiting to find out whether they qualify for disability benefits...

Miscellaneous
Canadian Forces looking at recruiting elite, special-forces soldiers right off the street
Thursday, March 07, 2019
Lee Berthiaume The Canadian Press/Global News/Somnia/AA
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The Canadian Forces are considering whether to recruit elite special-forces soldiers straight...

   

Miscellaneous
China accuses detained Canadians of stealing state secrets
Monday, March 04, 2019
Thomson Reuters/CBC News/Somnia/Associated Press/International Crisis Group/Canadian Press/AA
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China has accused detained Canadian citizen Michael Kovrig of stealing state secrets passed on...

Veterans
MacAulay says reassignment to veterans post 'a long place from a demotion'
Saturday, March 02, 2019
Murray Brewster · CBC News /Twitter/Canadian Press/AA
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Lawrence MacAulay, Canada's new Veterans Affairs minister, extended crucial olive branches hours...

   

Miscellaneous
Toronto family told they couldn't cremate father because of possible medical implants
Friday, March 01, 2019
Greg Ross · CBC News /Twitter/AA
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When Cindy Monk-Fuller's father died last month on Valentine's Day, the family wasn't expecting...

Miscellaneous
Bring your wallet when going to hospital for a cast
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Johanna Weidner Waterloo Region Record/Toronto Star/AA
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WATERLOO REGION — This winter has been busy for broken bones, and people unlucky enough to need...

   

Veterans
Preliminary review of Pension For Life for injured veterans is alarming
Monday, February 25, 2019
Dominion Command/AA
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The findings in the recent Parliamentary Budget Officer Report, The cost differential between...

Miscellaneous
Why some Chinese immigrants living in Canada live in silent fear
Monday, February 25, 2019
Yaqiu Wang Contributed to The Globe and Mail /Somnia/AA
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On the surface, it seems that many people from China living in Canada do not shy away from...

   

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Upcoming Events




Seniors
Bid Euchre
Mon, Mar 25
1pm

Monday at 1:00pm is Bid Euchre




Sports
Pool
Mon, Mar 25
6:30pm

Pool




Sports
“K-W Inter-City Darts”
Mon, Mar 25
7pm

Monday Night is “K-W Inter-City Darts” starting at 7:00pm



Sports
Shuffleboard
Tue, Mar 26
1pm

Shuffleboard at 1:00pm



Seniors
Seniors Darts
Tue, Mar 26
1pm

Please add to calendar Tuesday Seniors Darts – every other Tuesday starting on September 11th,2018



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Mar 26
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



Sports
Bid Euchre
Wed, Mar 27
1pm

Wednesday – Bid Euchre at 1:00pm



Sports
Cribbage
Wed, Mar 27
7pm

Wednesday Cribbage starts on September 12th at 7:00pm



Seniors
Euchre
Thu, Mar 28
1pm

Thursday at 1:00pm is Euchre



 

Hall Rental
Police Dinner
Thu, Mar 28
6:30pm

6:30pm - Police Dinner



Sports
Pool
Thu, Mar 28
7pm

9 Ball Pool



Seniors
Solo
Fri, Mar 29
1pm

Friday at 1:00pm is Solo



Sports
Ladies Darts
Fri, Mar 29
8pm

Friday night Ladies Darts starting at 8:00pm on September 7th



 

Sports
Solo Tournament
Sat, Mar 30
12:30pm

March 30th is Solo Tournament starting at 12:30pm

Details...



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Mar 30
4pm



 

Legion
Police Band Appreciation Dinner.
Sat, Mar 30
5:30pm

March 30th is the Police Band Appreciation Dinner.



Seniors
Euchre/Bid Euchre
Sun, Mar 31
1pm

Sunday at 1:00pm is Euchre/Bid Euchre



Seniors
Bid Euchre
Mon, Apr 01
1pm

Monday at 1:00pm is Bid Euchre



Sports
Pool
Mon, Apr 01
6:30pm

Pool



Sports
“K-W Inter-City Darts”
Mon, Apr 01
7pm

Monday Night is “K-W Inter-City Darts” starting at 7:00pm



Sports
Shuffleboard
Tue, Apr 02
1pm

Shuffleboard at 1:00pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Apr 02
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



Sports
Bid Euchre
Wed, Apr 03
1pm

Wednesday – Bid Euchre at 1:00pm



Sports
REC Pool League
Wed, Apr 03
7pm

REC pool league will be starting every Wednesday at 7:00pm here. Start date is September 5th.



Sports
Cribbage
Wed, Apr 03
7pm

Wednesday Cribbage starts on September 12th at 7:00pm



Seniors
Euchre
Thu, Apr 04
1pm

Thursday at 1:00pm is Euchre



Sports
Pool
Thu, Apr 04
7pm

9 Ball Pool



Seniors
Solo
Fri, Apr 05
1pm

Friday at 1:00pm is Solo



Sports
Ladies Darts
Fri, Apr 05
8pm

Friday night Ladies Darts starting at 8:00pm on September 7th



Seniors
Cribbage Tournament
Sat, Apr 06
12pm



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Apr 06
4pm



 
Legion
Executive Meeting
Sun, Apr 07
9:30am

April 7th is Executive Meeting at 9:30am



Seniors
Euchre/Bid Euchre
Sun, Apr 07
1pm

Sunday at 1:00pm is Euchre/Bid Euchre


Entertainment
PB' nJ
Sun, Apr 07
2pm

April 7/21 is PB’nJ at 2:00pm



 

Hall Rental
“Celebration of Life”
Sun, Apr 07
2pm - 6pm

There will be a “Celebration of Life” on SUNDAY April 7th from 2-6pm for Jesse Lambert.

Details...



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Apr 09
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Apr 13
4pm



 

Seniors
Seniors Meeting
Sun, Apr 14
2pm

April 14th is Seniors Meeting starting at 2:00pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Apr 16
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Club Hours/ 1-7pm
Fri, Apr 19
1pm - 7pm

April 19th is “Good Friday” - opened 1-7pm



 

Sports
Pool Tournament
Sat, Apr 20
10am

April 20th is Pool Tournament starting at 10:00am



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Apr 20
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Apr 23
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Hall Rental
Police Dinner
Thu, Apr 25
6:30pm

6:30pm - Police Dinner



 

Seniors
Solo Tournament
Sat, Apr 27
12:30pm

April 27th is Solo Tournament starting at 12:30



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Apr 27
4pm



 

Entertainment
Southbound-Entertainment
Sat, Apr 27
7pm

Southbound will be here on April 27th from 7-11



 

Legion
General Meeting-Nominations
Sun, Apr 28
2pm

April 28th is “Nominations” Meeting at 2:00pm

Details...



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Apr 30
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, May 04
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, May 07
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Sports
Ladies Darts-Party
Fri, May 10
8pm

Friday night Ladies Darts starting at 8:00pm

Details...



 

Legion
Executive Meeting
Sat, May 11
9:30am

May 11th is Executive Meeting at 9:30am



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, May 11
4pm



 

Seniors
Seniors Meeting
Sun, May 12
2pm

May 12th is Seniors Meeting starting at 2:00pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, May 14
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Sports
Pool Tournament
Sat, May 18
10am

May 18th is Pool Tournament starting at 10:00am



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, May 18
4pm



 

Legion
Club Hours
Mon, May 20
1pm - 7pm

May 20th is “Victoria Day” and we will be opened 1-7pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, May 21
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Sports
Cribbage
Wed, May 22
7pm

Wednesday Cribbage starts on September 12th at 7:00pm

Details...



 

Hall Rental
'Hydro/OEB Info'
Thu, May 23
1pm - 4pm

A list of one or more accessible community-based venues for each non-contiguous area that the utility serves. This would serve as the list of potential venues for a community meeting to be held to allow the applicant’s customers to learn more about the application; to find out how the OEB will review the application; and to learn about how to get involved in, and provide comments on, the application. Where possible, the list of potential venues should include local community buildings such as community centres, legion halls, schools, libraries or similar facilities that are accessible to persons with disabilities, have free parking, and are on or near local transit routes, if applicable. The distributor is also asked to provide three or more possible dates for meetings that fall on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday; do not conflict with any major community events; and on which the appropriate company executives and other necessary distributor employees would be available to attend and participate in the community meeting(s).



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, May 25
4pm



 

Entertainment
"Ring of Fire" Show
Sat, May 25
8pm

“Ring of Fire” is coming here on May 25th. Show is at 8:00pm with tickets being available at the bar soon.



 

Legion
General Meeting-Elections
Sun, May 26
2pm

May 26th is “Elections” Meeting starting at 2:00pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, May 28
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Jun 01
4pm



 

Hall Rental
Birthday Party(Trussler)
Sun, Jun 02
2pm - 6pm

Sunday June 2nd from 2-6pm



 

Seniors
Seniors Darts
Tue, Jun 04
1pm

Please add to calendar Tuesday Seniors Darts –

Details...



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jun 04
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Jun 08
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jun 11
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Sports
Pool Tournament
Sat, Jun 15
10am

10:00am Pool tournament on June 15th

Details...



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Jun 15
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jun 18
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Jun 22
4pm



 

Hall Rental
Hall Rental-“Laverdiere”
Sat, Jun 22
8pm

Hall is rented on June 22nd for Retirement Party. Name is “Laverdiere”



 

Legion
General Meeting
Sun, Jun 23
2pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jun 25
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Jun 29
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jul 02
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Jul 06
4pm



 

Hall Rental
Hosting a Pageant for Children with Disabilities.
Sun, Jul 07
4pm - 7pm

We are hosting a pageant for children with disabilities. It would be from 4pm till 7 pm. We would supply food which would be a pot luck and it would be by donation at the door.I’m running it and have Autism and want to make this special for the kids.



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jul 09
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Jul 13
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jul 16
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Jul 20
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jul 23
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Jul 27
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jul 30
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Aug 03
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Aug 06
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Aug 10
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Aug 13
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Aug 20
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Aug 27
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Sep 03
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Sep 10
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Sep 17
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Entertainment
Rob & The Rydells
Sat, Sep 21
7pm - 11pm

September 21st 7-11 pm Rob & The Rydells Ticketed Event



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Sep 24
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Entertainment
Dianne & The Cavaliers /Ticket Event
Sat, Nov 16
7pm - 11pm

November 16th 7-11pm Dianne & The Cavaliers Cover Charge $5 / $7

Details...


 

 

 

 

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