Homage to haggis goes off without a hitch

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Photo: Michael Bourguignon

CITED FOR SERVICE – Capt.-Lt. Edward (Ted) Gunn, left, accepts the 78th Fraser Highlanders’ Meritorious Service Medal from Commanding Officer Erik Plourde, recognizing his ongoing commitment to promoting the Scottish contribution to life in Canada.

Depending on whom you ask, you can call him Robbie Burns, Rabbie Burns or simply ‘the Bard’ – just as long as you don’t call his followers late to supper. More than 60 such devotees honoured the memory of Scotland’s national poet during this year’s annual Robbie Burns Night at the Quebec Garrison Club.