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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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Veterans get new option on pensions — and Veterans Affairs gets out of a cash crunch
Friday, February 15, 2019
Murray Brewster · CBC News /Twitter/Canadian Press/AA

Wounded and injured soldiers — both serving and retired — have been given the option of postponing the filing of disability claims until after the Liberal government's pension-for-life plan is implemented on April 1, CBC News has learned. Those who file a disability claim before April 1 do...
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Wilson-Raybould might have lost justice post because she doesn’t speak French
Friday, February 15, 2019
Michael Snider-Globe and Mail/Somnia/AA

Liberal MP says Wilson-Raybould might have lost justice post because she doesn’t speak French Anthony Housefather, the Liberal MP who will chair hearings into the Jody Wilson-Raybould affair, told a Montreal radio station today that Ms. Wilson-Raybould might have been moved out of the roles...
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Legion comments on volatility in VAC leadership
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Dominion Command/AA

With the latest change in leadership at Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC), The Royal Canadian Legion remains increasingly concerned that the Canadian government is not duly focused on the needs of our Veterans and that no one really has full focus on this portfolio. The time has arrived for the...
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Trudeau pushes back on SNC-Lavalin, says he was 'surprised and disappointed' by Wilson-Raybould's resignation
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Catharine Tunney, Peter Zimonjic · CBC News ·/Somnia/AA

If former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould felt she was being pressured by the Prime Minister's Office to help Quebec-based engineering firm SNC-Lavalin avoid criminal prosecution, she had an obligation to bring those concerns up with the prime minister, Justin Trudeau said...
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Tuesday's Dinner & Karaoke
Wednesday, February 13, 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
Tuesday, February 12, 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.
Tuesday, February 12, 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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Branch #50 CLOSED TODAY DUE TO WEATHER
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
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BRANCH #50 CLOSED TODAY DUE TO WEATHER

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Prime Minister’s office needs a housecleaning in wake of SNC-Lavalin scandal, Dosanjh says
Monday, February 11, 2019
David P. Ball-Star Vancouver/Somnia/AA

VANCOUVER—With a federal election within eight months, the Liberals must “clean house” in the Prime Minister’s office if they want to hold onto their hard-fought seats, particularly in B.C., argues former Liberal health minister Ujjal Dosanjh. Dosanjh spoke to the Star Vancouver in the wake...
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Canada picks Britain's Type 26 design for future frigate program
Monday, February 11, 2019
David Szondy-New Atlas/Somnia/AA

A consortium led by BAE Systems has been tapped to provide the Royal Canadian Navy's (RCN) next generation of frigates. On Friday, Irving Shipbuilding, the Canadian Surface Combatant Prime Contractor for the Canadian Government, awarded the contract to Lockheed Martin Canada to build 15 ships...
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OLDER NEWS


Births Deaths and Marriages
Traplin, John "Jack": Passed away on Monday, February 4, 2019
Tuesday, February 05, 2019
Henry Walser Funeral Home/AA
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Obituary for Jack Traplin Traplin, John "Jack": Passed away on Monday, February 4, 2019 at...

   

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Man killed by police was ‘beautiful soul’
Saturday, February 02, 2019
Greg Mercer Waterloo Region Record/Twitter/AA
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KITCHENER — A 30-year-old man killed in a police shooting in Ottawa Thursday was well-known in...

Veterans
Police hunt for suspect in fatal Cambridge shooting
Saturday, February 02, 2019
Greg Mercer Waterloo Region Record/Twitter/AA
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CAMBRIDGE — Friends of a 56-year-old man gunned down at a Cambridge housing complex say they're...

   

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Business interest high in renovated Legion building in Kitchener, owner says
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
catherine thompson Waterloo Region Record/AA
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KITCHENER — The former legion building on Ontario Street in downtown Kitchener, which has been...

Veterans
On soldiers, invisible injuries, and a culture of stigma
Monday, January 28, 2019
Dominion Command /AA
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On soldiers, invisible injuries, and a culture of stigma Jan 28, 2019 This is an opinion...

   

Veterans
Navy veteran, 77, kept in hallway at Victoria General Hospital for six days
Friday, January 25, 2019
Cindy E. Harnett / Times Colonist/Somnia/AA
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A 77-year-old navy veteran spent six days and nights in the hallways of Victoria General...

Miscellaneous
TD Bank should have seen 'red flags' as senior lost $732K in romance scam, son says
Sunday, January 20, 2019
Erica Johnson · CBC News/Twitter/AA
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The son of an Ontario senior who drained his entire life savings and then went deep into debt...

   

Births Deaths and Marriages
OBITUARY Terry James Kennedy August 14, 1950 – January 19, 2019
Sunday, January 20, 2019
westmountfuneralchapel/AA
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OBITUARY Terry James Kennedy August 14, 1950 – January 19, 2019 Passed away at Grand River...

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It's a Canadian thing: Why big phone companies still dominate internet services amid cheaper options
Sunday, January 20, 2019
Aaron Saltzman · CBC News /Somnia/AA
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You can run but you can't hide from internet price hikes. That's what Sean Barry in Powell...

   

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Upcoming Events




 

Sports
Pool Tournament
Sat, Feb 16
10am

16th is Pool Tournament at 10:00am




 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Feb 16
4pm



 

Entertainment
PB’n J Unplugged
Sun, Feb 17
1pm

PB’n J Unplugged



Seniors
Euchre/Bid Euchre
Sun, Feb 17
1pm

Sunday at 1:00pm is Euchre/Bid Euchre



 

Legion
Family Day
Mon, Feb 18
1pm - 7pm

18th is Family Day - Opened 1-7pm



Seniors
Bid Euchre
Mon, Feb 18
1pm

Monday at 1:00pm is Bid Euchre



Sports
“K-W Inter-City Darts”
Mon, Feb 18
7pm

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



Sports
Shuffleboard
Tue, Feb 19
1pm

Shuffleboard at 1:00pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Feb 19
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



Sports
Bid Euchre
Wed, Feb 20
1pm

Wednesday – Bid Euchre at 1:00pm



Sports
Cribbage
Wed, Feb 20
7pm

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



Sports
Shuffleboard
Wed, Feb 20
7:15pm

Wednesday – Shuffleboard at 7:15pm



Seniors
Euchre
Thu, Feb 21
1pm

Thursday at 1:00pm is Euchre



Sports
Pool
Thu, Feb 21
7pm

9 Ball Pool



Seniors
Solo
Fri, Feb 22
1pm

Friday at 1:00pm is Solo



Sports
Ladies Darts
Fri, Feb 22
8pm

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



 

Sports
“Solo Tournament”
Sat, Feb 23
12:30pm

February 23rd is “Solo Tournament” starting at 12:30



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Feb 23
4pm



 

Entertainment
Entertainment-Dianne and The Cavaliers
Sat, Feb 23
7pm

Dianne and The Cavaliers will be here on February 23rd, 2019, from 7-11pm



 

Legion
General Meeting
Sun, Feb 24
2pm

24th is General Meeting at 2:00pm



Seniors
Bid Euchre
Mon, Feb 25
1pm

Monday at 1:00pm is Bid Euchre



Sports
Pool
Mon, Feb 25
6:30pm

Pool



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

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



Sports
Shuffleboard
Tue, Feb 26
1pm

Shuffleboard at 1:00pm



Seniors
Seniors Darts
Tue, Feb 26
1pm

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



 

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

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



Sports
Bid Euchre
Wed, Feb 27
1pm

Wednesday – Bid Euchre at 1:00pm



Sports
REC Pool League
Wed, Feb 27
7pm

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



Sports
Cribbage
Wed, Feb 27
7pm

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



Sports
Shuffleboard
Wed, Feb 27
7:15pm

Wednesday – Shuffleboard at 7:15pm



Seniors
Euchre
Thu, Feb 28
1pm

Thursday at 1:00pm is Euchre



 

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

28th is Police Dinner



Sports
Pool
Thu, Feb 28
7pm

9 Ball Pool



Seniors
Solo
Fri, Mar 01
1pm

Friday at 1:00pm is Solo



Sports
Ladies Darts
Fri, Mar 01
8pm

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



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Mar 02
4pm



 

Hall Rental
Celebration of Life-Yawney
Sun, Mar 03
2pm - 4pm

Robert Snider just called and asked if he could do a “Celebration of Life” for Debbie Yawney here on March 3rd. It will be from 2-4pm.



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Mar 05
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Executive Meeting
Sat, Mar 09
9:30am

March 9th is Executive Meeting at 9:30am

Details...



 
Hall Rental
Party-Gardiner
Sat, Mar 09
2pm

Marg Gardiner is going to have her 75th birthday party here on Saturday March 9th in the afternoon, 2:00pm??



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Mar 09
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Mar 12
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Sports
Pool Tournament
Sat, Mar 16
10am

March 16th is Pool Tournament starting at 10:00am



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Mar 16
4pm



 

Entertainment
Jacob & Caleb(St,Pats Day)
Sat, Mar 16
8pm

St. Paddy’s Day Party will be here on Saturday March 16th from 8-10 with Jacob & Caleb



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Mar 19
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Service Officer Visit
Wed, Mar 20

Rebecca Calder,- Provincial Service Officer./Wednesday March 20th, Time to be advised.

Details...



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Mar 23
4pm



 

Legion
General Meeting
Sun, Mar 24
2pm

March 24th is General Meeting at 2:00pm



 

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

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

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

6:30pm - Police Dinner



 

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.



 

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

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Apr 06
4pm



 

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
Executive Meeting
Sat, Apr 13
9:30am

April 13th is Executive Meeting at 9:30am



 

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



 

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



 

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



 

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



 

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



 

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
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Sep 24
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke


 

 

 

 

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