Posts Tagged ‘ Remembrance Day ’

Volunteers build fire victims new home

November 21, 2012
Volunteers build fire victims new home

Firefighters, police and volunteers in Abbotsford  are working to rebuild the home of an elderly couple  who lost their home in a Remembrance Day fire. Bill Connor and his wife Annie are both in their 80′s, and they didn’t have insurance. The fire broke out around ten o’ clock that morning, while the Connors were [...]

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Community rallies to help elderly Abbotsford couple after house fire

November 19, 2012

Abbotsford police and firefighters have pledged to help an elderly couple rebuild their house, which burned down on Remembrance Day. Bill and Anne Connor, both in their 80s, lost their home on Downes Road in Abbotsford after a fire broke out in the basement chimney. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Abbotsford police officers and firefighters to help rebuild elderly couple’s burned home

November 18, 2012

Police officers and firefighters in Abbotsford are stepping forward to help rebuild the home of an elderly couple. The Connors lost their house in a fire on Remembrance Day, and didn’t have insurance. Constable Ian MacDonald with Abbotsford Police says it’s the natural reaction to help given their line of work. “Some of the staff [...]

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Vancouver Island woman seriously hurt when she pinned herself between vehicle and McDonald’s drive-thru wall

November 14, 2012

A young Courtenay woman suffered serious injuries when she accidentally pinned herself between her vehicle and the drive-thru wall at a McDonald’s restaurant on Vancouver Island on Remembrance Day morning. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Veterans honoured as all ages gather for Remembrance Day service

November 12, 2012

People of all ages braved a brisk Sunday morning to honour the fallen at the annual Remembrance Day Service at the Cenotaph in Vancouver’s Victory Square. Among those who take part in the service every year to remember our war veterans past and present was Agnes Keegan, a spry 92-year-old who was in the military [...]

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