Local legion organization faces an uncertain future

They have lost some 290 members in nine years, carrying today a registered list of but 110 on their books. The money is tight and seemingly getting tighter and the prospect of building a new home seems to be further and further away.

The Royal Canadian Legion in Prince Rupert is facing many of the issues that have put Legion halls at risk across the nation. Much like the Rupert branch, the National organization is facing declining numbers and a growing lack of interest in the tradition that the Legion once held.

Dorothy Millington-Jones the local president of the Legion in Prince Rupert is fearful for the future of her organization, one which needs old members to return and new members to help carry on into the future…

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