Legion Veterans Village Celebrates Grand Opening

Juno Guo News

The Legion Veterans Village Research Foundation is pleased to announce the official grand opening of the Legion Veterans Village (LVV), a unique $312-million multi-purpose social infrastructure project led by the BC/Yukon Command of The Royal Canadian Legion, together with Whalley Legion Branch 229 and Lark Group in Surrey B.C. The project features a first-of-its-kind Centre of Clinical Excellence in veteran and first responder health, a new Whalley Legion, as well as 91 affordable housing units owned and operated by VRS Communities, and 171 market housing units in phase one of the overall development.

Massive Legion-led housing project in Surrey, B.C., gains provincial backing for 91 affordable units

Annie Ko News

A unique housing project in Surrey, B.C., to support veterans and first responders got a boost from the provincial government Wednesday. The province is putting forward funds to support 91 affordable housing units for veterans with disabilities in the Legion Veterans Village, as well as a rehab centre for veterans.