Media Advisory - Government of Canada to commemorate 100th anniversary: Battle of Vimy Ridge

OTTAWA, Nov. 16, 2016 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will announce Government of Canada plans to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge in France and Canada in April 2017.



Canadian War Museum 
1 Vimy Place 
Ottawa, ON  
K1A 0M8


Thursday, November 17, 2016


9:00 a.m. (EST)


Note for media: Media should arrive no later than 8:45 a.m. (EST).


SOURCE Veterans Affairs Canada

For further information: Media inquiries: Media Relations, Veterans Affairs Canada, 613-992-7468,; Sarah McMaster, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs, 613-996-4649

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