Media Advisory - Veterans and Military Community to Gather for Special World Wars Exhibit Launch

The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs to Announce Federal Funding for World Wars Commemorative Campaign 

TORONTO, March 29, 2016 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs Canada, will launch new multi-year bilingual commemorative campaign entitled From Vimy to Juno on Thursday March 31, 2016 in Toronto. This National Travelling Exhibition and Education Campaign will explore the connections between two defining moments in Canadian history and the experiences of Canadians who fought in both world wars. Developed by the Juno Beach Centre Association (JBCA), the initiative will be launched in the presence of Second World War veterans, currently serving Canadian Armed Forces personnel, and members of the military community.

Media are asked to register with the Juno Beach Centre in advance by contacting David Benoit, or 877-828-5855 x 123.


From Vimy to Juno Exhibition Launch and Photo Opportunity


Thursday, March 31, 2016


6:00 p.m. start time, 6:30 p.m. official program/photo opportunity


Casa Loma, Library, 1 Austin Terrace, Toronto, Ontario, (Dupont Station TTC)



SOURCE Juno Beach Centre Association

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For further information: Jenna Zuschlag Misener, Executive Director, Juno Beach Centre Association,, 416-576-4052;


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