Media Advisory - Minister Hehr delivers Valentines to Veterans

CALGARY, Feb. 12, 2016 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will present Veterans at Calgary's Carewest Colonel Belcher facility with hand-crafted valentines bearing messages of thanks and admiration. The unique and special cards were created by students, organizations and individuals from across Canada as part of the Valentines for Vets program.

Each year, Valentines for Vets delivers thousands of valentines to long-term care facilities across the country. The program is particularly popular in schools, giving students the opportunity to appreciate and understand the tremendous sacrifices and achievements of Canada's men and women in uniform.



Carewest Colonel Belcher
1939 Veterans Way Northwest


Sunday, February 14, 2016


11:00 a.m. (MST)


Notes for media:

  • Photo opportunity only from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Minister Hehr will be available to speak to media at 12:00 p.m.


SOURCE Veterans Affairs Canada

For further information: Media inquiries: Media Relations, Veterans Affairs Canada, 613-992-7468


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