Present & Past

SKYline Magazine

A bi-monthly magazine about Branch #285 is produced by volunteers and distributed via our weekly email. Several copies are also posted on the bulletin boards in the Branch.

Read about long time members and the stories they have to share.

Meet new members, committee members and staff.

The current issue as well as several archived issues are available to view and download by clicking the links to the right. Enjoy!

If you have any questions, please email

We are always looking for writers, photographers, videographers or illustrators to volunteer!

We offer advertising opportunities that see exposure to 2500 members and guests.

Advertisement Rates

Business Card 3.5 x 2”
  Issue $30 Annual $180
1/4 Page 3.5 x 5”
  Issue $55 Annual $330
1/2 Page 3.5 x 10”
or 7.5 x 5”
  Issue $150 Annual $900
Full Page 7.5 x 10”
  Issue $200 Annual $1200

Please supply high resolution .jpg or a pdf.

Submissions for SKYline to 

Weekly Email

Every Tuesday, a volunteer sends out an email to update you on things happening at the Branch. 

Please ensure we have your current email address. If you do not wish to receive the emails at any time, you may UNSUBSCRIBE at the bottom of the email. Update forms are available at the Front Office or send an email to

To view the most recent edition, please click the dated link to the right,

To sign up for this subscription, contact Fiona at

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Archives & History

Branch 285 is pleased to have Comrade Glenn Hawley as our Historian and Archivist.   

He will be writing articles and sharing with us, in our Weekly Happenings and bi-monthly SKYline, information about artifcacts that are on display in the Cabinets in the Vimy Room as well as other historical facts and stories.

History of the Branch

President's Levy

Many interesting artifacts
are displayed in the Vimy Room for everyone
to enjoy viewing.