The annual Remembrance Day program for the veterans at the Veterans Memorial Lodge at Broadmead on Friday. Travis Paterson/News Staff

VIDEO: Broadmead Lodge commmemorates vets with documentary

Naden Band plays for Broadmead veterans

The Naden Band’s Jazz Ensemble and the MARPAC Commodore were among the visitors honouring Vancouver Island veterans at the Veterans Memorial Lodge at Broadmead on Friday.

BroadmeadCareCanada150-Final from Suburbia Advertising on Vimeo.

Broadmead Care screened a new documentary, Vancouver Island’s Veterans – Celebrating our Nations Hero’s, to celebrate veterans and Canada’s 150th. The 22-minute movie recounts the contributions veterans made.

Commodore Jeff Zwick Fleet Commander MARPAC addressed the veterans at Broadmead, as did Veterans Affairs Canada Victoria, with music by the Naden Band Jazz Ensemble as well as other community, Legion and service club organizations.

reporter@saanichnews.com

 

Petty Officer second class Roy Styffe of the Naden Band Jazz Ensemble plays the alto sax during the annual Remembrance Day program for the veterans at the Veterans Memorial Lodge at Broadmead on Friday. Travis Paterson/News Staff

Petty Officer first class Mike Broadley of the Naden Band Jazz Ensemble plays the trumpet during the annual Remembrance Day program for the veterans at the Veterans Memorial Lodge at Broadmead on Friday. Travis Paterson/News Staff

Commodore Jeff Zwick Fleet Commander MARPAC, centre, greets staff and tenants at the annual Remembrance Day program for the veterans at the Veterans Memorial Lodge at Broadmead on Friday. Travis Paterson/News Staff

Thank you letters from Saanich high school students to veterans were on the tables during Remembrance Day program for the veterans at the Veterans Memorial Lodge at Broadmead on Friday. Travis Paterson/News Staff

Retired Major Murray Edwards, 97, is interviewed at the annual Remembrance Day program for the veterans at the Veterans Memorial Lodge at Broadmead on Friday. Travis Paterson/News Staff

Commodore Jeff Zwick Fleet Commander MARPAC, greets retired Pilot Officer Ted Vaughan of the Royal Canadian Air Force, a veteran of D-Day, during the annual Remembrance Day program at the Veterans Memorial Lodge at Broadmead on Friday. Travis Paterson/News Staff

Just Posted

Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra celebrates 20th anniversary

Norman Nelson founded the orchestra in 1997

High winds cancel slew of BC Ferries sailings

Travel to and from Victoria and Vancouver as well as Northern Gulf Islands affected

Three Sooke students awarded scholarships

Ike Barber Transfer Scholarship program awarded annually to undergraduate students

Sooke talk focuses on risk of nuclear war

Discussion and talk held on Nov. 30

Quick-thinking residents help contain fire in Colwood

Department says fire would have been worse if not for actions of tenant and neighbour

VIDEO: Rare comic showing Superman’s 1st appearance to be auctioned

The 1938 comic features Superman hoisting a car over his head

Naked man arrested in Nanaimo, provided with pants

Suspect arrested for causing disturbance Nov. 13 near Bowen and Northfield roads

‘An officer and a gentleman’: Const. John Davidson is laid to rest

Thousands attend memorial service for slain Abbotsford Police officer

VIDEO: Coquihalla closed both directions near Merritt

Detours are available via Hwy. 8 and Hwy. 1

VIDEO: The Last Jedi is going to be the longest ‘Star Wars’ movie yet

Newest movie in the franchise will beat Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

In case you missed it, here’s a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week.

PHOTOS: Procession and funeral for Const. John Davidson

Thousands attended celebration of life for Abbotsford police officer

B.C. Liberal leadership candidates debate different paths for party

Third debate held Sunday, Nov. 19 at Nanaimo’s Vancouver Island Conference Centre

Saanich police officer wins View Royal byelection

The day planner of a Saanich police officer suddenly got a lot… Continue reading

Most Read