Lo­cal vet­er­ans protest

Fort McMurray Today - - WEATHER -

Lo­cal vet­er­ans are in­vited to stand to­gether on Thurs­day for a cer­e­mony taking a stand for the restora­tion of vet­er­ans ben­e­fits from the fed­eral gov­ern­ment. The cer­e­mony will com­mense at 11 a.m. on Fr­beuary 15 at the Ceno­taph of Re­mem­ber­ance ad­ja­cent to the Le­gion build­ing in Wa­ter­ways. An 11 minute si­lence will be­gin at 11:11. “In sol­i­dar­ity with Colin Saun­ders “left in the cold” protest in Ot­tawa, vet­er­ans, fam­i­lies and sup­port­ers in Fort Mcmurray and many other cities across Canada will join to­gether for one pur­pose; to be heard.” For more in­for­ma­tion on this event and ini­tia­tive, con­tact Chance Burles at 780263-1924 or email chance. burles@hot­mail.ca.

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