Media Advisory - Minister Steven Blaney to Attend Veterans' Week 2012 Candlelight Tribute
OTTAWA, Nov. 2, 2012 /CNW/ - Media are invited to attend the annual Veterans' Week Candlelight Tribute hosted by Veterans Affairs Canada and the City of Ottawa. Among the speakers are the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Veteran Affairs, His Worship Jim Watson, Mayor of Ottawa, and Vice-Admiral Maddison, Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy.
|Ben Franklin Place|
101 Centrepointe Drive
Monday, November 5, 2012
Veterans' Week is a time for Canadians to come together to honour those who have sacrificed so much and those who continue to serve to make our world a safer place. This Veteran's Week, take time to remember by attending a Remembrance Day ceremony, visiting a local cenotaph or monument, sharing your thoughts of remembrance online, or wearing a poppy with pride. Learn more at veterans.gc.ca.
SOURCE: Veterans Affairs CanadaFor further information:
Media Relations Advisor
Veterans Affairs Canada
Office of Mayor Jim Watson
City of Ottawa
613-580-2424, extension 14299
Jean-Christophe de le Rue
Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs