Media Advisory - Veterans from The Memory Project to Open Toronto Stock
Exchange

TORONTO, Nov. 9 /CNW/ - On Tuesday, November 10, Canadian veterans from the Second World War and onwards will be present to open the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) to mark Remembrance Week. The veterans in attendance are participants in The Historica-Dominion Institute's The Memory Project Speakers' Bureau and The Memory Project: Stories of the Second World War initiatives.

Do not miss this unique photo opportunity on the eve of Remembrance Day. Veterans will be available for interviews with the media after the proceedings, at 9:45 a.m

    
    What:     Veterans from The Memory Project, a program of The Historica-
              Dominion Institute, at TSX opening

    Who:      Veterans from the Second World War and onwards - Charles Scot-
              Brown, Sam Garnet, Murray Jacobs, Andy Irwin, Pauline Hebb,
              Margaret Haliburton, Gerry O'Pray, Mark Bossi, Marc Kaipio

              The Historica-Dominion Institute - members of the Board of
              Directors and Staff

    When:     Tuesday, November 10 - 9:00-9:45 a.m.

    Where:    Toronto Stock Exchange, TMX Broadcast Centre, The Exchange
              Tower, 130King St. West
    

Its flagship program, The Memory Project is a speakers' bureau of 1,500 veteran volunteers who have shared their stories of service and sacrifice with over one million students since 2001. Through its Stories of the Second World War project, the Institute is creating an unprecedented oral history of the Second World War by offering every veteran the opportunity to record their story for posterity at www.thememoryproject.com.

The Historica-Dominion Institute is Canada's largest organization devoted to history and citizenship, created through the merger of the Historica Foundation of Canada and The Dominion Institute. www.historica-dominion.ca

SOURCE Historica Canada

For further information: For further information: Media Contact: Erin Whittaker, Communications Officer, The Memory Project: Stories of the Second World War, (416) 506-1867 ext 222, cell: (416) 702-3705, ewhittaker@historica-dominion.ca

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