Saanich Peninsula Legion president Mary Truttman presents a cheque for $15,000 to Brian Alexander (left) and Rod Hughes (right) from Legion Manor Victoria on Jan. 6, part of the $90,000 raised by the 2017 poppy campaign. (Hugo Wong/News Staff) Saanich Peninsula Legion president Mary Truttman presents a cheque for $15,000 to Brian Alexander (left) and Rod Hughes (right) from Legion Manor Victoria on Jan. 6, part of the $90,000 raised by the 2017 poppy campaign. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

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