Media Advisory - The Government of Canada Will Mark Veterans' Week

OTTAWA, Nov. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Veterans Affairs, and Eve Adams, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs, will join the Honourable Roméo Dallaire, Senator and Chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Veterans Affairs, and Member of Parliament Greg Kerr, Chair of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs, for a wreath-laying ceremony paying tribute to the service and sacrifices of Canadian Veterans.

Location:  

National War Memorial and Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Confederation Square
Ottawa, Ontario
 
Date:    Tuesday, November 6, 2012
 
Time:    10:00 a.m.

Veterans' Week is a time for Canadians to come together to honour those who have sacrificed so much to make our world a safer place. This Veterans' 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 Canada

For further information:

Media inquiries:
Janice Summerby
Media Relations Advisor
Veterans Affairs Canada
613-992-7468

Jean-Christophe de le Rue
Press Secretary 
Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs
613-996-4649