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The Comox Legion, officially known as the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 160, has a rich history dating back to its establishment in the mid-20th century. 


Founding and Early Years (1946-1960s)

The Comox Legion Branch 160 was chartered on October 21, 1946, shortly after the end of World War II. It was founded to provide support and camaraderie for veterans returning from the war. - The initial efforts were focused on creating a place where veterans and their families could gather, receive support, and participate in community activities.


Growth and Community Involvement (1960s-1980s)

Over the years, the Comox Legion became a central part of the community, not only serving veterans but also supporting various community initiatives and events. - The Legion expanded its facilities and activities, including social events, fundraising efforts, and support services for veterans and their families. 


Modernization and Renovations (1990s-Present)

The Legion underwent several renovations and expansions to accommodate the growing needs of its members and the community.

Modern amenities and facilities were added to enhance the experience for members and visitors.

Open to the public now, they welcome everyone to enjoy their lounge and rent the hall for private events, as well as traditional legion functions.


Continued Support and Legacy

Today, the Comox Legion continues to be an active and vital part of the Comox community. It remains dedicated to supporting veterans, promoting remembrance, and contributing to the well-being of the local area.


The Legion organizes events such as Remembrance Day ceremonies, community dinners, and various fundraising activities to support veterans and community projects. The Comox Legion’s enduring presence and ongoing contributions highlight its significant role in both honoring the legacy of veterans and serving the broader community in Comox.


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