Veteran affairs office to reopen in Kelowna after 2014 closing
FILE PHOTO - Minister of Veterans Affairs Kent Hehr speaks with veterans at a stakeholder summit at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015. Hehr will be in Kelowna on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016 where he is expected to announce the reopening of the city's Veterans Affairs office.
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August 15, 2016 - 1:41 PM
KELOWNA - The veterans affairs office in Kelowna, shuttered in 2014 by the Conservatives under Harper, is reopening.
Veterans affairs minister Kent Hehr will join Kelowna-Lake Country MP Stephen Fuhr to make the expected announcement.
The federal Liberals vowed during their campaign to restore the offices in nine Canadian cities including Kelowna.
The announcement is being held at 471 Queensway Ave. in Kelowna on Tuesday, August 16 at 9 a.m.
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