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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
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Competition Bureau settles with Leon's, The Brick over marketing practices
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
The Canadian Press/CBC News/Twitter/AA

The Competition Bureau said Tuesday it has reached an agreement with Leon's Furniture Ltd. and the Brick Ltd. regarding allegations of deceptive marketing practices dating back nearly five years ago. As part of the settlement, Leon's and the Brick have agreed to each donate $750,000 worth of...
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Tuesday's Dinner & Karaoke
Monday, February 19, 2018
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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Military to review alcohol policy for flights after Tiger Williams sex assault charge
Friday, February 16, 2018
David Pugliese, Ottawa Citizen/Getty Images /AA

Passengers on the military flight on which a former NHL hockey player allegedly assaulted a crew member were allowed to bring their own alcohol to drink, resulting in a number of passengers becoming extremely intoxicated, according to sources with knowledge of the incident. The Dec. 2 flight...
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Private member's bill which makes Remembrance Day a ‘legal holiday’ faces resistance from Canadian Legion
Friday, February 16, 2018
Stuart Thomson-Postmedia/AA

Do Canadians need a paid day off to honour the sacrifices of veterans? It’s a question that splits the country down the middle, with six provinces and all three territories deeming Remembrance Day a statutory holiday and four provinces — Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia and Manitoba — holding...
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Hall can be rented on Saturday Nights from 8pm to 1am.for up to 100 people
Thursday, February 15, 2018
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.
Thursday, February 15, 2018
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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Canadian arms manufacturer hopes to sell assault rifles to Ukraine as country looks to upgrade weaponry
Thursday, February 15, 2018
David Pugliese, Ottawa Citizen /AA

Colt Canada of Kitchener, Ont., is chasing a deal that could see Ukraine order up to 100,000 rifles. Alex Payne, a Colt Canada manager, said the firm had an “exploratory type meeting” in January in Ukraine with government officials. But such a meeting is just the beginning of a process that...
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Ottawa rescues military disability insurance plan with $622 million bailout
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Murray Brewster, CBC News/AA

The Liberal government is spending more than $622 million to bail out the Canadian military's long-term disability insurance plan, newly tabled federal budget documents reveal. The enormous infusion of cash comes almost five years after the former Conservative government settled a...
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OLDER NEWS


Veterans
Federal government turns to private firm to find jobs for veterans
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Murray Brewster, CBC News/Canadian Press/AA
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The Liberal government has quietly awarded a contract worth nearly $10.3 million to an Ontario...

   

Miscellaneous
Arrival of used Aussie fighters pushed back to summer 2019 or later
Monday, February 12, 2018
Murray Brewster, CBC News/Reuters/AA
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It will be 2022 before the Royal Canadian Air Force receives all of the used Australian fighter...

Veterans
Former soldiers camp out to demand improvements for vets
Monday, February 12, 2018
Marc-André Cossette, CBC News/AA
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Two former Canadian soldiers have set up camp beneath the veterans memorial buildings in...

   

Veterans
Trudeau under fire for saying some vets want more than government can afford
Sunday, February 11, 2018
Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press/AA
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OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives cited an itemized list of Liberal-approved expenditures to...

Miscellaneous
Exclusive/ Alleged ISIS operative 'Jihadi Jack' begs Canada to let him come here
Friday, February 09, 2018
Murray Brewster, CBC News/AA
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Canadian diplomats have made contact with a British-Canadian man who allegedly joined ISIS in...

   

Births Deaths and Marriages
Joan Ellen TUFTS-Passed Away
Friday, February 02, 2018
Westmount Memorial Celebration Centre /AA
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Joan Ellen TUFTS TUFTS, Joan Ellen Peacefully at her home on Tuesday, January 30, 2018, in...

Veterans
'Grossly unfair': Disabled veterans take pension battle with Liberals to Supreme Court
Thursday, February 01, 2018
Kathleen Harris, CBC News/AA
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A group of disabled veterans is taking its legal fight for better pensions to the Supreme Court...

   

Miscellaneous
Hookworm-related skin infection a risk with travel to tropics: expert
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press/570 News/Twitter/AA
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TORONTO – The experience of a Windsor, Ont., couple who returned from a Caribbean vacation with...

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Be wary of rival chains offers on Sears Canada warranties: experts
Saturday, January 27, 2018
Tara Deschamps The Canadian Press- Hamilton Spectator/AA
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TORONTO Sears Canada customers left without a warranty for appliances purchased from the defunct...

   

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HMCS Summerside, Kingston head for Africa
Saturday, January 27, 2018
TOM AYERS The Chronicle Herald/AA
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Naval officers and crew with two maritime coastal defence vessels were undoubtedly thinking...

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Liberals to announce reforms to Canada Post
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
The Canadian Press/The Record/Twitter/AA
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OTTAWA — The federal Liberals will spell out their long-term plan to reform Canada Post today,...

   

Miscellaneous
Bell Canada alerts customers after data breach
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Rajeshni Naidu-Ghelani, CBC News/AA
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Bell Canada is alerting customers after hackers illegally accessed the information of fewer than...

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Upcoming Events




Seniors
Bid Euchre
Wed, Feb 21
1pm

Bid Euchre is Wednesday at 1:00pm.




Seniors
Fun Cribbage League
Wed, Feb 21
7pm

Wednesday nite “Fun Cribbage League” will be starting up on September 13th. Start time is 7:00pm




Sports
K-W Shuffleboard League
Wed, Feb 21
7:15pm

K-W Shuffleboard League will start @7:15pm here every week.



Seniors
Euchre
Thu, Feb 22
1pm

Thursday is Euchre at 1:00pm



Hall Rental
Police Dinner
Thu, Feb 22
6:30pm



Sports
9 Ball Pool
Thu, Feb 22
7pm

7pm - 9 Ball Pool



Seniors
Solo
Fri, Feb 23
1pm

1pm - Solo



Sports
Ladies Darts
Fri, Feb 23
8pm

Ladies Darts starts September 8th at 8:00pm



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Feb 24
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Entertainment
Southbound
Sat, Feb 24
7pm

February 24th is a Live Band called “Southbound” from 7-11pm



Seniors
Euchre/Bid Euchre
Sun, Feb 25
1pm

1pm - Euchre/Bid Euchre



Legion
General Meeting
Sun, Feb 25
2pm



Seniors
Bid Euchre
Mon, Feb 26
1pm

Monday is Bid Euchre at 1:00pm



Sports
Pool
Mon, Feb 26
6:30pm

6:30pm - Pool



Sports
Dart League
Mon, Feb 26
7:30pm

Dart League is here on Monday nights. Start time is 7:30pm



Sports
Shuffleboard
Tue, Feb 27
1pm

Tuesday Shuffleboard.

Details...



 

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

Dinners will continue from 5:30 till 6:30, Karaoke still follows from 6:30 till 11:00

Details...



Seniors
Bid Euchre
Wed, Feb 28
1pm

Bid Euchre is Wednesday at 1:00pm.



Seniors
Fun Cribbage League
Wed, Feb 28
7pm

Wednesday nite “Fun Cribbage League” will be starting up on September 13th. Start time is 7:00pm



Sports
K-W Shuffleboard League
Wed, Feb 28
7:15pm

K-W Shuffleboard League will start @7:15pm here every week.



Seniors
Euchre
Thu, Mar 01
1pm

Thursday is Euchre at 1:00pm



Sports
9 Ball Pool
Thu, Mar 01
7pm

7pm - 9 Ball Pool



Seniors
Solo
Fri, Mar 02
1pm

1pm - Solo



Sports
Ladies Darts
Fri, Mar 02
8pm

Ladies Darts starts September 8th at 8:00pm



Seniors
Cribbage
Sat, Mar 03
12pm

Cribbage Tournament is March 3rd Start time is noon



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Mar 03
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



Seniors
Euchre/Bid Euchre
Sun, Mar 04
1pm

1pm - Euchre/Bid Euchre



Entertainment
PBnJ Unplugged
Sun, Mar 04
1pm

Starting November 5th,2017

Details...



Seniors
Bid Euchre
Mon, Mar 05
1pm

Monday is Bid Euchre at 1:00pm



Sports
Pool
Mon, Mar 05
6:30pm

6:30pm - Pool



Sports
Shuffleboard
Tue, Mar 06
1pm

Tuesday Shuffleboard.

Details...



Seniors
Senior Darts
Tue, Mar 06
1pm

Seniors Darts will be every other Tuesday at 1:00pm with the starting date being September 19th

Details...



 

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

Dinners will continue from 5:30 till 6:30, Karaoke still follows from 6:30 till 11:00

Details...



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Mar 10
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

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

Dinners will continue from 5:30 till 6:30, Karaoke still follows from 6:30 till 11:00

Details...



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Mar 17
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

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

Dinners will continue from 5:30 till 6:30, Karaoke still follows from 6:30 till 11:00

Details...



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Mar 24
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Entertainment
Ted Lavoie
Sat, Mar 24
7pm

Ted Lavoie is coming Saturday March 24th at 7-11pm



 

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

Dinners will continue from 5:30 till 6:30, Karaoke still follows from 6:30 till 11:00

Details...



 

Legion
Service Officer
Wed, Mar 28
10am - 12pm

Rebecca Calder, the Provincial Service Officer, will be here on Wednesday March 28th,2018 at 10:00am until Noon.

Details...



 
Legion
Branch Open
Fri, Mar 30
1pm - 7pm

Good Friday is March 30th NO LADIES DARTS - Club is open 1pm -7pm



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Mar 31
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Entertainment
“Headin’ Home”
Sat, Mar 31
7pm

March 31st is a Live Band “Headin’ Home” from 7-11pm



 

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

Dinners will continue from 5:30 till 6:30, Karaoke still follows from 6:30 till 11:00

Details...



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Apr 07
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Legion
Vimy Day
Mon, Apr 09

April 9th is “VIMY DAY”



 

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

Dinners will continue from 5:30 till 6:30, Karaoke still follows from 6:30 till 11:00

Details...



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Apr 14
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Entertainment
DJ Lilian
Sat, Apr 14
7pm

April 14th DJ Lilian from 7-11pm



 

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

Dinners will continue from 5:30 till 6:30, Karaoke still follows from 6:30 till 11:00

Details...



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Apr 21
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

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

Dinners will continue from 5:30 till 6:30, Karaoke still follows from 6:30 till 11:00

Details...



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Apr 28
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 
Entertainment
“Mid-Life Crisis”
Sat, Apr 28
7pm

April 28th will be a live band “Mid-Life Crisis” from 7-11pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, May 01
5:30pm

Dinners will continue from 5:30 till 6:30, Karaoke still follows from 6:30 till 11:00

Details...



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, May 05
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, May 08
5:30pm

Dinners will continue from 5:30 till 6:30, Karaoke still follows from 6:30 till 11:00

Details...



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, May 12
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Entertainment
Elvis Show
Sat, May 12
7pm

May 12th will be Elvis Show from 7-11pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, May 15
5:30pm

Dinners will continue from 5:30 till 6:30, Karaoke still follows from 6:30 till 11:00

Details...



 

Sports
Pool
Sat, May 19
10am

May 19th is the “Nick Vinski” Memorial Pool Tournament start time is 10:00am



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, May 19
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 
Legion
Branch Closed
Mon, May 21

May 21st is Victoria Day - Club is closed?



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, May 22
5:30pm

Dinners will continue from 5:30 till 6:30, Karaoke still follows from 6:30 till 11:00

Details...



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, May 26
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Entertainment
Gord & Laurie
Sat, May 26
7pm

May 26th is an Gord & Laurie from 7-11 pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, May 29
5:30pm

Dinners will continue from 5:30 till 6:30, Karaoke still follows from 6:30 till 11:00

Details...



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Jun 02
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

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

Dinners will continue from 5:30 till 6:30, Karaoke still follows from 6:30 till 11:00

Details...



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Jun 09
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

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

Dinners will continue from 5:30 till 6:30, Karaoke still follows from 6:30 till 11:00

Details...



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Jun 16
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

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

Dinners will continue from 5:30 till 6:30, Karaoke still follows from 6:30 till 11:00

Details...



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Jun 23
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

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

Dinners will continue from 5:30 till 6:30, Karaoke still follows from 6:30 till 11:00

Details...



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Jun 30
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

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

Dinners will continue from 5:30 till 6:30, Karaoke still follows from 6:30 till 11:00

Details...



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Jul 07
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

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

Dinners will continue from 5:30 till 6:30, Karaoke still follows from 6:30 till 11:00

Details...



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Jul 14
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

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

Dinners will continue from 5:30 till 6:30, Karaoke still follows from 6:30 till 11:00

Details...



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Jul 21
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

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

Dinners will continue from 5:30 till 6:30, Karaoke still follows from 6:30 till 11:00

Details...



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Jul 28
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jul 31
5:30pm

Dinners will continue from 5:30 till 6:30, Karaoke still follows from 6:30 till 11:00

Details...



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Aug 04
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

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

Dinners will continue from 5:30 till 6:30, Karaoke still follows from 6:30 till 11:00

Details...



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Aug 11
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

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

Dinners will continue from 5:30 till 6:30, Karaoke still follows from 6:30 till 11:00

Details...



 

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

Dinners will continue from 5:30 till 6:30, Karaoke still follows from 6:30 till 11:00

Details...



 

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

Dinners will continue from 5:30 till 6:30, Karaoke still follows from 6:30 till 11:00

Details...



 

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

Dinners will continue from 5:30 till 6:30, Karaoke still follows from 6:30 till 11:00

Details...



 

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

Dinners will continue from 5:30 till 6:30, Karaoke still follows from 6:30 till 11:00

Details...



 

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

Dinners will continue from 5:30 till 6:30, Karaoke still follows from 6:30 till 11:00

Details...



 

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

Dinners will continue from 5:30 till 6:30, Karaoke still follows from 6:30 till 11:00

Details...


 

 

 

 

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