Left: Royal Canadian Legion Branch 213 (Blue River) president Don Turtiak works on the flagpole at the Blue River Legion. Hanna’s Construction Services and Brian donated the use of the Genie boom.Right: A new flag flies on the freshly painted flagpole. M.P. Cathy McLeod provided the new Canada flag. Garth, Gerry, Irene and Lorraine look after the Legion’s lawn, cenotaph and grounds. Photos submitted

Blue River gets ready for Canada Day

Things getting spruced up in anticipation of long weekend

As usual, the residents of Blue River are getting ready for Canada Day. The parade through town will start at 11 a.m., to be followed by the singing of O’ Canada at Lake Eleanor Beach at noon and then games and other activities at the beach during the afternoon.