/R E P E A T/ - Media Advisory - Candlelight Tribute at the National Field of Honour



    MONTREAL, April 4 /CNW Telbec/ - To commemorate the 90th Anniversary of
the Battle of Vimy Ridge, more than 500 recruits from the Canadian Forces
Leadership and Recruit School will take part in a torchlight parade at the
National Field of Honour. The candlelight tribute will take place under the
honorary presidency of Lieutenant-Colonel (retired) David Lloyd Hart in the
presence of veterans and members of their families, the general public and
elected representatives of the governments of Quebec and Canada.

    
    Where:    National Field of Honour
              Pointe Claire, QC
              (entry via Lakeview Cemetery and parking near the Gate of
              Remembrance)

    When:     Monday, April 9, 2007

    Time:     6:45 p.m.
    

    Interviews with veterans and members of the Canadian Forces can be
organized on site.




For further information:

For further information: Media Enquiries: Philippe Gillard-Ouellette,
Communication Officer, Veterans Affairs Canada, (514) 283-2198, Cell.: (514)
209-1622, philippe.gillard@vac-acc.gc.ca; Andrée-Anne Poulin, Public Affairs
Coordinator, Canadian Forces Leadership and Recruit School, (450) 358-7099
extension 6682, Poulin.A@forces.gc.ca; Robert Frank, Last Post Fund,
(514)893-9221, media@fieldofhonour.ca


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