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Veteran Services

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If you or a Veteran you know needs help, please contact our Legion Service Officer Michel Abourousse. The services provided by Michel are free of charge, whether or not you are a Legion member. Our representation role is mandated through legislation.​​

Who do we serve? 

  • Veterans, members of the Canadian Armed Forces, RCMP, and their families

  • Legion civilian members

  • Local population (ice storm)

​Definition of a veteran

“A Veteran is any person who is serving or who has honorably served in the Canadian Armed Forces, the Commonwealth or its wartime allies, or as a Regular Member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, or as a Peace Officer in a Special Duty Area or on a Special Duty Operation, or who has served in the Merchant Navy or Ferry Command during wartime.”

What type of assistance?

  • Providing support

  • Referrals

  • Representation

  • Advocacy (to veterans)

  • Financial assistance free of charge (for veterans only)


If you, a friend or family member needs help, the Service Officer can offer to:

  • Assist you with Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC)

  • Speak with you about assistance in adjusting to civilian life

  • Help you with financial assistance

  • Help you with Mental Health and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

  • Help you to find a home

  • Help to facilitate face-to-face visits with Veterans, providing them with an opportunity to have a social visit with a Legion volunteer and to raise concerns or identify needs that might be addressed by Veterans Affairs Canada.

  • Help you to support your family through a range of programs and referral services.

  • Help to support seniors (Veterans).

For more in-depth information and access to important links, please consult the following document.

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