Media Advisory - Government of Canada to honour Canada's Korean War Veterans During Winterlude 2013

OTTAWA, Feb. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - Senator Yonah Martin, on behalf of the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Russell Mills, Chair of the National Capital Commission, and Jean-François Trépanier, Chief Executive Officer of the National Capital Commission, will honour the service of Canadian Korean War Veterans by illuminating an ice sculpture in their honour as part of Winterlude 2013.

Location:  

Crystal Garden
Confederation Park (Laurier Avenue, across from City Hall)
Ottawa, Ontario
   
Date:    Thursday, February 7, 2013
   
Time:    6:30 p.m.
   

This ceremony will be attended by Canadian Veterans of the Korean War and representatives of the Republic of Korea.

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

Denise LeBlanc
Media Relations
National Capital Commission 
613-239-5750 Cell: 613-851-9465 (cellular)
denise.leblanc@ncc-ccn.ca