Media Advisory - Canadian Armed Forces Personnel, Veterans and Parliamentarians to Re-Enact Korean War Imjin River Hockey Game on Rideau Canal Skateway

OTTAWA, Feb. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - A Canadian military team and a parliamentary team will battle it out in the "Imjin Classic," a scrimmage hockey game to commemorate the original games played on the frozen Imjin River during the Korean War in the winters of 1952 and 1953.

Location:  Rideau Canal Skateway, National Arts Centre Entrance
Date:  Sunday, February 10, 2013
Time:   10:30 a.m.

In early January, Minister Blaney announced that 2013 marks the Year of the Korean War Veteran, coinciding with the 60th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice and the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Canada and South Korea. 

SOURCE: Veterans Affairs Canada

For further information:

Media inquiries: 

Janice Summerby
Media Relations Advisor
Veterans Affairs Canada

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

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