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Marketing and Public Relations

The information and resources in this section assists Branches with marketing and public relations activities. For questions or assistance, please contact your Provincial Command, or contact Dominion Command Marketing and Communications at marketing@legion.ca. We will be happy to help!

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Ensure your Branch is receiving the latest All-Branch email updates from Dominion Command, including updates on new marketing materials. Subscribe to our public e-newsletter to receive emails of the latest articles published on Legion.ca.

Legion Brand, Legion Logo, Legion Fonts

  • The Royal Canadian Legion’s Corporate Identity and Brand Standards Manual will help your Branch create strong marketing materials and messaging that will reflect the Legion’s values and mandate and support your Branch goals. 
  • Inquiries regarding use of registered Legion trademarks and specifically formatted graphic files for the same can be obtained by contacting Peter Underhill in Legion Supply at punderhill@legion.ca.
  • The Poppy symbol is a trademark of the Legion and there are regulations around the use of this image. Any use of the Poppy must be requested through the Poppy and Remembrance Committee through the Committee Secretary Danny Martin at dmartin@legion.ca.
  • Branches are welcome to download the branded Legion fonts (Sense and Georgia) for use in marketing materials, on your Branch website or other communications. Fonts can be downloaded here.

Branch Recruitment Materials

The Marketing Department offers a range of recruitment materials to support Branch growth. Additional recruitment materials, including the Membership Brochure with Application Form, posters and bookmarks, are available for order through the Supply Department. Please see the Supply Catalogue for details.

Print Ads

Print ads are available in 3 sizes, common with local community papers:   

Television Display Ads 

Television and Radio Ads 

Legion Images

Branches are welcome to use any images downloaded from the Dominion Command Flickr page. If additional images are required for branch marketing efforts, please contact the Marketing Department at marketing@legion.ca to see if we have a suitable image available.

Templates

Website

The Website Style Guide assists web developers who want to create a website look and field that reflects the Legion brand and national website.

The Legion website includes a Branch Locator that showcases Legion Branch locations, contact information and website links. Branch administrators can update their Branch information and add a website link, by updating the Branch Profile on the Member Services Website.

Social Media

Dominion Command developed Social Media Guidelines for branch operations, to help Branches make the most of their social media efforts.

For more information on using social media to grow your branch, please see a presentation delivered at the 2016 Dominion Convention on Social Media for Growth.

Public Relations Manual

This manual provides information you will need as a Public Relations Officer (PRO) to effectively participate in or lead PR efforts, from organizing events to dealing with the news media.

The Public Relations Training Booklet provides an overview and recommended approaches to public relations, including tips on media relations, dealing with problems, emergencies and crises, plus worksheets to assist with strategic PR planning.  This is a great resource for both Command and Branch PROs or anyone from the Legion that deals with media.  

Public Relations Resources

The following resources can be updated with your Branch/Command information.

For questions related to Public Relations, please email publicrelations@legion.ca