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Apr 22 Ten years ago the armoury in Quebec City  -  the home of the Régiment Les Voltigeurs de Québec  -  burned down, and among the losses was a display dedicated to the Royal Rifles of Canada, the predecessor regiment to Les Voltigeurs.  The armoury has been rebuilt and will be dedicated on May 12.  You can find more details here.  All are welcome to attend the parade and dedication ceremonies.
Apr 05 Summary of March Board of Directors meeting published.
March 29 Mark Sakamoto’s book “Forgiveness” is the winner of CBC’s Canada Reads 2018 competition!  Read more about this prestigious honour here.  Congratulations, Mark!
March 25 New service - Online Registration and Payment! Check out our Online Services: register/renew membership and pay dues online.
March 13 Read about what might be your last chance to acquire a Memorial Cross.
March 10 Want to commemorate the members of 'C' Force at your local Legion, school or retirement home? We now offer a Commemorative Plaque which, in pictures and text, provides the background information on the battle, both to commemorate and educate. Read more...


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Our Mission:

To educate all Canadians on the role of Canada's soldiers in the Battle of Hong Kong and on the effects of the internment of the battle’s survivors on both the soldiers and their families. We also assist in the support and welfare of Hong Kong veterans and their widows.

In Memory

(Earlier death notices may be found in the current edition of our quarterly national newsletter)

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Edward Albert Campbelton, RRC, on March 12 (obituary)

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In Memoriam
Alice Harrington, widow of Wallace ("Red") Harrington, WG, on April 2 (obituary)
Catherine Penny, widow of Don Penny (RCCS) on March 3 (obituary)
Pearl Leblanc  widow of Leopold Leblanc RRC E30725 on Nov 10, 2017

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