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Legion Hoping For Big Turnout at Veterans Affairs Presentation

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 @ 3:47 AM

Prince George, B.C. – Legion vice-president for BC/Yukon John Scott is calling for a big turnout to this afternoon’s Veterans Affairs presentation at the Prince George Legion.

“I don’t know what they have to announce but I’m hoping for a big turnout. I’d love to see people come out,” he says. “We’ve done a lot of work to try and bring Veterans Affairs back up to Prince George because we really do need representation up here.”

Scott says a big turnout will help get that message across.

“Even if it’s on a monthly or quarterly basis, it’s better than nothing.”

He says Veterans Affairs are in Prince George for two days this week “to interview veterans for whatever services they might need.”

Scott says to his knowledge it’s their first public visit here since the Veterans Office in Prince George was closed by the federal government in 2012.

Since the office closed, Veterans in the North have been seeking help from the Service Canada office downtown.

Today’s presentation starts at 2:00 pm.


hope they put it in the paper and on the radio, not twitter and facebook.

be great if an address was posted for those that might not know where the Legion is

1116 6th Avenue. Greg.

Well said . Anything is better than nothing . Out of respect is why they get nothing , I guess . First visit in three years . There must be an election coming . Veterans make great photo ops . Just think how happy they will feel after three years of neglect . Hip hip hoorah .

Oh well the legion will sell a lot of beer.

Ataloss. As usual you don’t know what you are talking about,. Seems to me it was just two years ago that they closed the Prince George office.

Retired 02. Very few vets in attendance at this meeting lot of politicians from every party, some interested citizens, ckpg tv, 250 news etc;

Not much beer sold at this function.

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