Canadians are offering a huge outpouring of grief, sympathy and support for members of the Canadian Forces.

Here in the valley, a local funeral home is collecting messages of condolences for the fallen soldier who died on Wednesday in the tragic shootings in Ottawa.

David Perry is the manager of Sands Funeral Chapel in Duncan, located on Trunk Road.
Perry says they’re open 9-5 monday to Friday and Saturday 9-4 for those who want to sign the book.
Jon Ambler is a City Councillor in Courtenay, and a former commander of one of the region’s biggest military bases -19 Wing Comox