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One Word Can Make a Difference

Friday, November 9th, 2012

The Royal Canadian Legion launches their Poppy Campaign October 26. As it should, it sparks me to reflect on what remembrance day means to me and to our society.

As with many of us, I’ve had family members serve in our Canadian Military and some made the ultimate sacrifice. I even did a short stint in the army reserves myself so yes I have a bias towards supporting our military men and women both serving today and those that have passed beyond.

Let me say that I am a very proud Canadian. That’s one of the reasons why people tell me I “ooze” pride when I talk about working for a locally owned company. I know I’m not the only one who thinks Canada is the best place on earth but why is it that we don’t show that pride more, especially when it comes to our Military? (more…)

 

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Help our BC Hotels Support The Royal Canadian Legion

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

Remember to wear your "poppy"

Wear a poppy and help us support the efforts of The Royal Canadian Legion.

For every guest wearing a poppy on November 9, 10, and 11, 2011 when checking into one of our five BC hotel locations, Accent Inns will make a $5 donation  to the Royal Canadian Legion BC/Yukon Command’s Poppy Campaign.

“Accent Inns continues to recognize the great sacrifices made by our fallen heroes, veterans and active personnel. We are very proud of  the incredible work that the Royal Canadian Legion does in our communities,” says Mandy Farmer, CEO of Accent Inns.  (more…)

 

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