The Men and Women of Our Armed Forces with Minister Peter MacKay
TORONTO, June 18 /CNW/ -
WHO: Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence and
Minister for the Atlantic Gateway
WHAT: The Canadian Club of Toronto and Minister MacKay will
present the Canadians of the Year award to The Men and Women
of Our Armed Forces.
WHEN: 1 p.m. luncheon address - Friday, June 19, 2009
WHERE: Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Concert Hall
BACKGROUND: Since 1992, The Canadian Club of Toronto has presented its
Canadian of the Year Award to distinguished Canadians whose
efforts and example have improved the lives of others and
benefited us as a nation. This year, Canada's leading
speaker's forum is proud to celebrate the Men and Women of
Our Armed Forces.
Please join us on Friday June 19th when the Honorable Peter
MacKay, Minister of National Defence and Minister for the
Atlantic Gateway, help us recognize the service and
sacrifices of the Men and Women of Our Canadian Armed Forces
around the world.
Guests at this lunch will have the opportunity to sit and
speak with Canada's service men and women, as a member of
the Canadian Armed Forces will be seated at every table.
Presenting Sponsor: TELUS
"TELUS is proud to support the brave men and women, and
their families, who sacrifice so much in service of our
great country," said Joe Natale, president of TELUS Consumer
Solutions. "Honouring the men and women of the Canadian
Armed Forces is one way we can show the appreciation we have
for our soldiers and their families and the vital role they
play in our communities and abroad. They are an inspiration
to us all."
For further information:
For further information: MEDIA CONTACT: At the Canadian Club: Lynn Chou:
(416) 364-5591, firstname.lastname@example.org