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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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Obituary for Lucy Kendall
Saturday, June 24, 2017
Henry Walser Funeral Home/AA

Obituary for Lucy Kendall Kendall, Lucy Passed away peacefully at home on Monday, June 19, 2017 at the age of 94. Survived by 3 children, 3 step-children, a sister, 5 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Private family arrangements entrusted to Henry Walser Funeral Home (519) 749-8467....
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Category: Births Deaths and Marriages
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Opinion/ I had to let my daughter go because of my job in the Canadian military
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Arwen Falvey, for CBC News/AA

Whenever I am asked if I recommend military life to other women, my answer is always categorically: no. This usually surprises people who know me because I am a vocal feminist, a bit of a tomboy and a six-year veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). I believe to my core that sex and...
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Category: Veterans
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Benefit change gave wounded vets raises ranging from $1.39 to thousands a month: memo
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Kristen Everson, CBC News/Canadian Press/AA

A Liberal election promise to boost a monthly benefit for wounded veterans resulted in a range of increases for retired soldiers, with the majority receiving at least $500 a month more but a handful seeing less than $2 extra a month, according to government documents. In an attempt to...
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Tuesday's Dinner & Karaoke
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
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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Category: Entertainement
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Hall can be rented on Saturday Nights from 8pm to 1am.for up to 100 people
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
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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June 2017 Events
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
CM/AA

Ontario - Branch 50 “Fred Gies” JUNE 2017 EVENTS MONDAY 1:00PM BID EUCHRE 6:30PM 9-BALL POOL 7:30PM DARTS TUESDAY 1:00PM SHUFFLEBOARD 1:00PM SENIORS DARTS (6th/20th) 5:30PM DINNER/7:00PM KARAOKE WEDNESDAY 1:00PM BID EUCHRE 7:00PM “FUN” CRIBBAGE 7:15PM SHUFFLEBOARD...
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Entertainment-Elvis Show Sat, Jun 24,2017. 7pm-Ticket Event
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
AA

Entertainment-Elvis Show Sat, Jun 24,2017 7pm Dennis will have a show here on Saturday June 24th at 7:00pm, Elvis show a ticketed event. Doors open at 6:30 Tickets $15.00 and are available at the Bar. Please attend this event and bring your friends to see Elvis(Dennis Chambers)

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Google Branch 50 Website?Note Branch Hours.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
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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Anti-Canada propaganda greets troops in Latvia
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Chris Brown, CBC News/Reuters/AA

Russian-language propagandists are taking aim at Canada's military mission to Latvia by linking the troops to the Armed Forces' most-disgraced commander. A website with the same name as a prominent Russian news program has re-published infamous photos of convicted killer Russell Williams, a...
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OBITUARY - Comrade JUDY DENNIS
Saturday, June 17, 2017
JM/AA

Obituary of Judy Dennis Judy passed peacefully, while her dear cousin Beverly was reciting the 23rd Psalm, at Freeport Hospital June 16th, after two years of living with cancer. Left to mourn her passing are her loving partner Jim Meyer of Kitchener, Son Derrick Cowie of Blackie AB,...
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CRTC bans cellphone unlocking fees, orders all new devices be unlocked
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Sophia Harris, CBC News/Google/AA
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The era of having to pay cellular providers to unlock your cellphone will end this year. As...

   

Miscellaneous
Military helicopters back in limited service after software issue grounds fleet
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Michael Tutton, The Canadian Press /CTV News/AA
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HALIFAX -- The Royal Canadian Air Force has resumed limited flights on its new Cyclone...

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Branch #50 Executive
Monday, June 12, 2017
AA
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Executive: Al Hohner : President/Security/Bursary Jean Davidson: 1st...

   

Veterans
Injured troops will stay in uniform until pension, vet benefits in place: Sajjan
Monday, June 12, 2017
The Canadian Press /CTV News/Google/AA
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OTTAWA -- Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan is promising that sick and injured soldiers will be...

RCL
Investment in our military is needed now… for those who serve, and for the future of Canada
Friday, June 09, 2017
Dominion Command/AA
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The Government of Canada’s new Defence Policy was announced yesterday afternoon, with a focus on...

   

Miscellaneous
United Airline agent tried to get a musician to check her violin. A ‘wrestling match’ ensued
Wednesday, June 07, 2017
by Cleve R. Wootson Jr. Hamilton Spectator/The Record/The Washington Post/Twitter/The Associated Press/AA
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For the small fraternity of people who make their living coaxing musical notes out of vulnerable...

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More details come out in lawsuit against police
Wednesday, June 07, 2017
by Samantha Beattie Waterloo Chronicle/Twitter/AA
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A sergeant named in a class-action lawsuit against Waterloo Region police had previously been...

   

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Trudeau condemns 'senseless' attack in London that killed 7, including B.C. woman
Monday, June 05, 2017
CBC News/With files from The Canadian Press/AA
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Sunday he was "heartbroken" after learning that a Canadian...

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Canadians in London urged to exercise caution in wake of terror attack
Sunday, June 04, 2017
The Canadian Press/Twitter/570 News/The Associated Press/AA
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TORONTO – The federal government is advising Canadians to be vigilant in the wake of Saturday...

   

Miscellaneous
The 'Mexican game': How Air Transat misled passengers and aviation officials
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
John Nicol and Aaron Saltzman, CBC News/AA
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Air Transat instructed a Canadian charter airline to mislead aviation authorities and its...

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Minimum wage to increase from $11.40 to $14 in January
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
CTV News/The Canadian Press /Twitter/AA
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TORONTO -- Ontario is raising its minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2019, ensuring equal pay for...

   

Miscellaneous
Garage Capital staking bigger claim in region’s startup sector-Former Br50 Legion building
Saturday, May 27, 2017
Terry Pender Waterloo Region Record/AA
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KITCHENER — A trio of young entrepreneurs wants to buy an old, city-owned building in the...

Births Deaths and Marriages
Hohner, Barbara "Lynn" Passed away on Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Henry Walser Funeral Home/AA
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We are very sorry to announce the passing of Lynn Hohner, wife of our President Al...

   

Miscellaneous
Canadians hoarding $16B worth of unused loyalty points
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Sophia Harris, CBC News/Twitter/AA
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We all love free stuff, so it's no surprise that Canadians are pledging allegiance to a growing...

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Upcoming Events




 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Jun 24
4pm




 

Entertainment
Entertainment-Elvis Show
Sat, Jun 24
7pm

Dennis will have a show here on Saturday June 24th at 7:00pm, June 24th Elvis show a ticketed event. Doors open at 6:30



 

Legion
General Meeting
Sun, Jun 25
2pm



Seniors
Bid Euchre
Mon, Jun 26
1pm



Sports
Pool
Mon, Jun 26
6:30pm

6:30pm - Pool



Sports
Darts
Mon, Jun 26
7:30pm

7:30pm - Darts



Sports
Shuffleboard
Tue, Jun 27
1pm



 

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

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

Details...



Sports
Bid Euchre
Wed, Jun 28
1pm



Sports
Euchre
Thu, Jun 29
1pm



Hall Rental
Police Dinner
Thu, Jun 29
6:30pm



Seniors
Solo
Fri, Jun 30
1pm

Solo at 1:00pm

Details...



Sports
Friday Night Shuffel
Fri, Jun 30
7pm

Come out and enjoy this Friday Night Shuffel



 

Legion
Canada's 150th Party
Sat, Jul 01
1pm - 5pm

There will be a Party here on July 1st for Canada’s 150th. It is from 1-5pm and are asked to bring in a potluck to share.

Details...



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Jul 01
4pm



Seniors
Euchre/Bid Euchre
Sun, Jul 02
1pm



Seniors
Bid Euchre
Mon, Jul 03
1pm



Sports
Pool
Mon, Jul 03
6:30pm

6:30pm - Pool



Sports
Darts
Mon, Jul 03
7:30pm

7:30pm - Darts



Sports
Shuffleboard
Tue, Jul 04
1pm



 

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

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

Details...



Sports
Bid Euchre
Wed, Jul 05
1pm



Sports
Euchre
Thu, Jul 06
1pm



Seniors
Solo
Fri, Jul 07
1pm

Solo at 1:00pm

Details...



Sports
Friday Night Shuffel
Fri, Jul 07
7pm

Come out and enjoy this Friday Night Shuffel



 

Seniors
Cribbage Tournament
Sat, Jul 08
12pm

Crib tournament will be on Saturday July 8th, starting a noon.

Details...



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Jul 08
4pm



 

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

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

Details...



 

Sports
Pool Tournament
Sat, Jul 15
10am



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Jul 15
4pm



 

Legion
Branch Closed due to Veterans Picnic.
Sun, Jul 16

Branch Closed due to Veterans Picnic.



 

Legion
Veteran Council Picnic
Sun, Jul 16
12pm - 6pm

Veteran Council Picnic- July 16, 2017 - noon to 6 pm at RCAFA #404 Wing.

Details...



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jul 18
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 22
4pm



 

Entertainment
Entertainment-Headin' Home
Sat, Jul 22
7pm

July 22nd we have “Headin’ Home” a new band coming in from 7-11pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jul 25
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 29
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Aug 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, Aug 05
4pm



 

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

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

Details...



 

Legion
Peacekeepers Day Parade & Service
Wed, Aug 09
7pm

Peacekeepers Day Parade & Service- Host: RCL Waterloo Branch 530 - Wednesday, August 9, 2017.

Details...



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Aug 12
4pm



 

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

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

Details...



 

Sports
Pool Tournament
Sat, Aug 19
10am



 

Hall Rental
Hall Rental
Sat, Aug 19
8pm

Hall is rented on Saturday August 19th,2017



 

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

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

Details...



 

Hall Rental
Hall Rental (“Spitzig”)
Sat, Aug 26
8pm

Hall is rented on August 26th for “Spitzig” if you could add this to the calendar please.



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Aug 29
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, Aug 30
10am - 12pm

Wednesday August 30th Rebecca Calder, Veterans Affairs Service Officer, will be here from 10:00 to Noon. Call office to make an appointment



 

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

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

Details...



 

Entertainment
Corn Roast-Rob & The Rydells-Ticketed $20
Sat, Sep 09
7pm

September 9th we are having a “chicken & corn roast” with Rob & The Rydells. This is a ticketed event, tickets will be available soon at the bar. $20.00/each. Starts at 7:00pm.



 

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

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

Details...



 
Sports
Pool Tournament
Sat, Sep 16
10am



 

Legion
Battle of Britain
Sun, Sep 17

Battle of Britain- Host: RCAFA 404 Wing - Sunday, September 17, 2017 at Waterloo Cenotaph



 

Legion
Honours & Awards Ceremony
Sun, Sep 17
2:30pm

Honours & Awards Ceremony Sunday September 17th 2017 at 2:30pm

Details...



 

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

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

Details...



 

Sports
Pool Tournament
Sat, Oct 21
10am



 

Sports
Zone Cribbage
Sat, Nov 04
10am

Please reserve for Sports Nov. 4/2017 for Zone Cribbage as per Pauls request at Branch 50.

Details...



 

Sports
Pool Tournament
Sat, Nov 18
10am



 

Sports
Zone Shuffleboard
Sat, Dec 09
10am

PAUL

Details...



 

Sports
Pool Tournament
Sat, Dec 16
10am


 

 

 

 

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