Torch Relay Unites Canadians

Torch Relay Unites Canadians

100 Days Away from the 2015 Canada Winter Games
Uniting the nation: Roly McLenahan Torch lighting ceremony on Parliament Hill – October 15th, 2014. Photo by Scott Grant.

Uniting the nation: Roly McLenahan Torch lighting ceremony on Parliament Hill – October 15th, 2014. Photo by Scott Grant.

ourable tradition: Dave Kmet, TransCanada regional manager for Prince George and Bruce Gabriel, Veteran and President of the Prince George Royal Canadian Legion Branch #43, carry the Canada Games Torch during the Illuminate the North Torch Relay in Prince George, B.C.

Energizing the community: TransCanada’s Kiel Giddens passes out chocolate medals to Prince George community members at the CWG 100 Days Out Event.

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Canadian amateur athletes from coast to coast recognize the lighting of the Canada Games Roly McLenahan Torch on Parliament Hill is a symbolic moment. This year, it marked the beginning of the final leg of their journey to compete at the 2015 Canada Winter Games (CWG) in Prince George, British Columbia.

For Bruce Gabriel — Veteran, President of the Prince George Royal Canadian Legion (branch #43) and Torch carrier — the Torch is more than an emblematic icon of the Games, but a beacon that brings our country together.

“In Canadian military history a torch, or eternal flame, is a symbol that reminds us to remember a time when Canadians came together to protect and preserve our Nation,” says Mr. Gabriel.

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