Information for Members
March and April – two key months
April: Nominations deadline for
executive positions, including
president, first vice-president,
second-vice president, etc.
Elections take place
at the general meeting.
The branch shall hold its monthly
General Meetings on the 3rd Tuesday
of the months of June, September,
October, November and December;
February, March, April and May,
starting at 7:30 PM. The Months of
July, August and January shall be
All meetings are run according to
the rules set down in Rules of
Procedure for Legion Meetings (which
are very similar to Roberts Rules of
Order). The general format is as
All members must sign the
attendance logbook. At the same
table, they can pick up copies
of the minutes of the last
meeting, the proposed agenda for
the current meeting, the monthly
financial report, and any other
• All meetings commence with the
chairperson calling the meeting
to order. A Ceremony of
Remembrance is observed.
• The Sergeant at Arms reports
to the chairperson on whether or
not a quorum has been achieved.
• A roll call is taken of the
• An agenda is presented to the
meeting for approval.
• If there are new members, they
will be admitted to the Royal
Canadian Legion and to the
Westboro Branch in a short
• The president gives his
report. His, and all reports by
the executive officers, are
submitted to the meeting for
approval, and voted on.
• The treasurer gives the
monthly financial report.
• The Sergeant at Arms gives a
report on ceremonial events.
These include such things as
requests by a family to provide
a colour party for the
internment or memorial services
for deceased veterans.
• The various chairpersons then
give their reports to the
meeting for approval.
• When the reports have been
received, the chairperson asks
if there is any new business. At
this point, any attendee can put
forth a motion. If someone
seconds it, a discussion will
follow. Unless the motion is
withdrawn or tabled, a vote will
• The final vote of the evening
is on a motion to adjourn. When
that motion is passed, there is
a short ceremony, and the
meeting is concluded.
Executive meetings are open to the
executive officers and standing
committee chairpersons only. They
are held on the second Tuesday of
Time and location: 7 p.m. at the
upstairs lounge board table
MONDAY 1 p.m. - 6
TUESDAY 1 p.m. - 6
WEDNESDAY 1 p.m. -10 p.m.
4 p.m. - 9
THURSDAY 1 p.m. – 6
6 p.m. – 10
p.m. (September to April DOWNSTAIRS)
FRIDAY – 12 noon – 7 p.m.
SATURDAY – 12 noon – 6 p.m.*
*Open until 11
p.m. twice a month (2ND & 4TH
Saturdays) : (live entertainment)
SUNDAY 12 noon
– 6 p.m.
Legion members can, and are
encouraged to, wear the official
Legion uniform: white shirt, rep
tie, gray slacks/skirt and blue
blazer with a Legion crest sewn to
the breast pocket. These items are
easily obtained, reasonably uniform
in appearance, and can be readily
obtained from the
or other clothing retailers. There
are no ranks in the Legion, so
everyone, from the branch president
to regular members, can wear the
Section 102 in the
Awards and Insignia manual
goes into the detail of it from how
to wear the beret right down to the
colour of the socks.
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