Media Advisory - Media accreditation for the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Beaumont-Hamel Commemorative Ceremony in France

OTTAWA, May 12, 2016 /CNW/ - July 1, 2016, marks the 100th anniversary of the Battles of the Somme and Beaumont-Hamel. The Government of Canada will mark this anniversary with a signature commemorative ceremony at the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial, in France.

Canadian media interested in attending this commemorative ceremony must register before Friday, May 27, 2016. Accreditation will be required to access the site.

To obtain a registration form, please email


SOURCE Veterans Affairs Canada

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


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