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Honours & Awards

The Royal Canadian Legion has established a time-honoured system for showing appreciation to members who dedicate their time in service to the branch and for outstanding service beyond the call of duty. The most common awards are:

  • Member Awards
  • Meritorious Service Medal (MSM)
  • Meritorious Service Award (MSA)
  • Palm Leaf
  • Life Membership
  • An award available to a person (or organization) who is not a Legion member is the Friendship Award

awardsHonours and Awards Committee Policy

awards coverThe guiding policy for all Honours and Awards is - The Ritual, Awards and Protocol Manual, Chapter 2

This publication can be viewed or downloaded from the Dominion Website www.legion.ca from the publications, guidelines and manuals section. Following is a link to some award application forms.

Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Award and Palm Leaf

Major Award Checklist

Life Membership Award

Friendship Award

Media Award

Contact Us

Your local Branch H&A Chairperson and Committee are your first resource for information. If you still have questions, feel free to send them toThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.