Archive for June, 2015

  • Chaplain’s Corner – Summer 2015

    1 June 2015
    The Rev. Art Turnbull, Branch 15 Chaplain

    The activities of the Legion commemorations, of the Canadian memorials, and of worldwide needs, have been a source of a busy season just past.  As we now engage in the life of the Summer months we look for a slowing of pace; yet even now we shall remember.

    June has presented us with the 52nd Convention of the BC/Yukon Command, of the Royal Canadian Legion.  This is in our own city.  The memorial and dedication is on our own Thunderbird Square, our own Cenotaph. This is probably the last time we will be the home hosts of such a gathering.  Never again will there be that many Legion veterans and members assembled on our sacred ground. What we need to keep in mind this summer is that we will keep on remembering our own for times yet to come.  Even as our numbers grow smaller on each parade, “we will remember them”.

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