Media Advisory - Government of Canada to Mark 98th Anniversary of Battle of the Somme

OTTAWA, June 28, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, and Senator David Wells, will participate in a commemorative ceremony in Ottawa to mark the 98th anniversary of the Battles of the Somme and Beaumont-Hamel.


National Aboriginal Veterans Monument
Ottawa, Ontario


Tuesday, July 1, 2014


8:30 a.m.


For more information on the Battle of the Somme and the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial, visit


SOURCE: Veterans Affairs Canada

For further information: Janice Summerby, Media Relations Advisor, Veterans Affairs Canada, 613-992-7468; Barbara Mottram, Director of Communications, Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs, 613-996-4649


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