Media advisory - News conference: Veterans to comment following meeting with Minister Fantino

OTTAWA, Jan. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Veterans from some of the communities affected by the planned closure of Veterans Affairs offices will be available to comment following their meeting with Minister Julian Fantino this afternoon.

The Minister has informed PSAC that the meeting will have concluded in time for veterans to speak with the media.

What:    News conference
   
When:     6:20 p.m., Tuesday, January 28, 2014
   
Where:     Room 130-S, Centre Block, Parliament Hill
 
Journalists not located on Parliament Hill will be able to call in and ask questions following opening comments by the veterans.
   
Dial-in number:   1-800-952-5114 or  416-641-6104
   
Pass code:    7611384
 
Please note:  participants may press ''star and 0'' for the operator at any time, if any problems.

SOURCE PSAC

For further information:

Shelina Merani, PSAC Communications, 613-293-9324, meranis@psac-afpc.com