Legion will be able to sell poppies at Carrefour Angrignon
The Westcliff group, owner of the Carrefour Angrignon mall in Montreal, announced this morning that they have come to an agreement with the Royal Canadian Legion in order to provide the space to sell poppies in light of the Legion’s 2011 remembrance campaign.
Montreal - Oct. 25, 2011 - The Westcliff group, owner of the Carrefour Angrignon mall in Montreal, announced this morning that they have come to an agreement with the Royal Canadian Legion in order to provide the space to sell poppies in light of the Legion’s 2011 remembrance campaign.
Mr. Alan Marcovitz, president of the Westcliff group, wanted to present his apologies to the veterans, represented by the Royal Canadian Legion, regarding the misunderstanding that led to recent events.
"We regret that an administrative misunderstanding caused problems for the Royal Canadian Legion and their 2011 remembrance campaign. The events that transpired represent in no way the politics of our company and will never happen again," said Mr. Marcovitz, before concluding : "We take a lot of pride in having provided veterans with the opportunity to sell their poppies at Carrefour Angrignon in past years and we want to assure them that they will continue to have this opportunity in the future. The great sacrifices made by Canadian soldiers are an essential contribution to the security and prosperity of our nation and we reiterate our unconditional support to the veterans’ cause in Canada."
The Westcliff group and the Royal Canadian Legion reached an agreement this morning thereby granting the Legion booth space at the Carrefour Angrignon mall, on the dates requested by them, namely on October 28, 29 and 30, as well as November 3, 4, 5 and 6, 2011. They may also count on the group’s complete collaboration in the years to come.
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