Media Advisory - Senate ceremony launches Veterans' Week 2016

OTTAWA, Nov. 2, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The Government of Canada marks the beginning of Veterans' Week 2016.  This annual commemorative ceremony in the Senate Chamber invites Veterans and currently serving Canadian Armed Forces personnel to help with the official launch of this important week. It's a special time for Canadians of all ages to come together and honour all those who have served and those who continue to serve today to make this world a safer place.



Senate Chamber
Ottawa, Ontario


Thursday, November 3, 2016


9:15 a.m. (arrival)
9:30 a.m. (ceremony starts)
10:30 a.m. (reception)


Note for media:

Media should contact the Parliamentary Press Gallery for accreditation.

There are countless ways to express your gratitude and appreciation for Canada's brave men and women in uniform. To learn more about the service and sacrifices of Canada's fallen, Veterans and Canadian Armed Forces personnel, visit


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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