Canadians of the Year Award



    The Men and Women of Our Armed Forces with Minister Peter MacKay

    TORONTO, June 18 /CNW/ -

    
    WHO:         Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence and
                 Minister for the Atlantic Gateway

    WHAT:        The Canadian Club of Toronto and Minister MacKay will
                 present the Canadians of the Year award to The Men and Women
                 of Our Armed Forces.

    WHEN:        1 p.m. luncheon address - Friday, June 19, 2009

    WHERE:       Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Concert Hall

    BACKGROUND:  Since 1992, The Canadian Club of Toronto has presented its
                 Canadian of the Year Award to distinguished Canadians whose
                 efforts and example have improved the lives of others and
                 benefited us as a nation. This year, Canada's leading
                 speaker's forum is proud to celebrate the Men and Women of
                 Our Armed Forces.

                 Please join us on Friday June 19th when the Honorable Peter
                 MacKay, Minister of National Defence and Minister for the
                 Atlantic Gateway, help us recognize the service and
                 sacrifices of the Men and Women of Our Canadian Armed Forces
                 around the world.

                 Guests at this lunch will have the opportunity to sit and
                 speak with Canada's service men and women, as a member of
                 the Canadian Armed Forces will be seated at every table.

                 Presenting Sponsor: TELUS
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                 "TELUS is proud to support the brave men and women, and
                 their families, who sacrifice so much in service of our
                 great country," said Joe Natale, president of TELUS Consumer
                 Solutions. "Honouring the men and women of the Canadian
                 Armed Forces is one way we can show the appreciation we have
                 for our soldiers and their families and the vital role they
                 play in our communities and abroad. They are an inspiration
                 to us all."
    





For further information:

For further information: MEDIA CONTACT: At the Canadian Club: Lynn Chou:
(416) 364-5591, lchou@canadianclub.org

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