November 6, 2019

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 270 Coldwater held its annual Veterans Appreciation Dinner on Saturday November 2. The event was well attended by Legion members, supporters, dignitaries, and of course Veterans. We would like to thank all who attended and all who contribut...

November 5, 2019

In 1977 Comrade Rick looked over the smoggy Hamilton industrial landscape.  This was not for him!  His father was a Korean War Veteran.   Hence, Comrade Rick’s decision to join the military was not a foreign concept.  Comrade Rick fondly recalls his first eleven weeks...

October 27, 2019

The Coldwater Legion's Halloween Party took place on Saturday October 26, in the club room at the branch.  As expected, people came dressed-up in interesting, and very original costumes.  Prices were awarded for best overall and most original costumes, as well as best...

September 23, 2019

A strong desire to be of service to our country motivated Comrade Shari to the military and the bonus factors were opportunities to develop new skills, personal growth plus steady and stable employment.

When asked about her basic training, Comrade Shari stated she enjoy...

September 10, 2019

Canada’s most critically acclaimed tribute to Johnny Cash is coming to Coldwater!

The Ring Of Fire: A Johnny Cash Experience.  It doesn’t get any better than good drinks, a friendly atmosphere, dancing with friends and 2 hours of Johnny Cash greatest hits!

The band...

August 21, 2019

On Tuesday August 20, 2019, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 270 Coldwater President, Comrade Norm Marion (left), presented a cheque for $200 to the Coldwater Skating Club.  Accepting the donation on behalf of the club are, left to right: Jessica Gray; Charlotte Gray; and...

August 13, 2019

It is with profound sadness that we must say goodbye to our good friend, Veteran Bob Rice, who passed away on August 8. He had just celebrated his 90th birthday on July 17. A combined Legion and Lions service in his honour will take place at the Coldwater Branch on Sat...

August 10, 2019

On August 10, 2019, thousands of people landed in the village of Coldwater to take part in the 9th annual Coldwater Steampunk Festival.  Steampunk enthusiasts walked the streets dressed for the occasion in Victorian era costumes. Taking place over a three day period we...

July 18, 2019

In 1957, Comrade Tom did not know he would be in service to our country until 1992.  His call to duty can be traced back to his family’s military history, to the Boer War.

Originally from Bracebridge, Comrade Tom moved to Toronto.  Along with some buddies he decided to...

June 24, 2019

The Decoration Day Service for the Coldwater Cemetery was held on Sunday, June 23, 2019.  Under a warm, shining sun, dozens of people showed-up to take part in the outdoor service, decorate graves, and pay respect to their deceased loved ones.  Members of Royal Canadia...

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