CHARLOTTETOWN, Nov. 9, 2012 /CNW/ - Veterans Affairs Canada is inviting community members to visit the atrium of the Daniel J. MacDonald building after the Remembrance Day ceremony at the Charlottetown Cenotaph.
Visitors will catch a glimpse of the work Veterans Affairs Canada does to serve and commemorate Canada's Veterans. The Canada Remembers Chorus will perform while visitors browse the various displays. This year's displays include the Canadian Virtual War Memorial where you can search for a relative; the "Heroes Remember" Web section where you can view interviews with Veterans; the Valentines for Vets program; the VAC Facebook page as well as educational materials. Visitors can also learn more about services and benefits for Veterans, mental health services available, and the P.E.I. Military Family Resource Centre.
Veterans from the Second World War, a local city police officer who has also served in a UN peacekeeping mission, and cadets, will be on site to assist the public and staff with displays.
Veterans' Week is a special time for Canadians to recognize and remember those who served Canada in times of war, military conflict and peace. This Veterans' Week, take time to remember. Learn how you can be involved by visiting veterans.gc.ca.
SOURCE: Veterans Affairs Canada
For further information:
Media Relations Advisor
Veterans Affairs Canada
Jean-Christophe de le Rue
Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs