WINNIPEG, Sept. 23, 2012 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Honourable Steven
Blaney, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Shelly Glover, Member of
Parliament for Saint-Boniface, participated in a commemorative ceremony
organized by the Army, Navy, and Air Force Veterans in Canada (ANAVETS)
in Winnipeg today.
"Our Government is pleased to participate in important ceremonies like
this and show our support for those who work so hard on behalf of our
country's Veterans," said Minister Blaney. "Our Government truly values
AVAVETS' contribution to ensuring Canada's Veterans continue to receive
the honour and support they so rightly deserve."
As part of today's ceremony to honour Canada's Veterans, MP Shelly
Glover laid a wreath at the War Memorial Cenotaph on behalf of the
Government of Canada. The ceremony and parade were part of ANAVETS 51st Biennial Dominion Convention being held in Winnipeg.
"As we take time today during this ceremony to remember those who have
fallen, we applaud ANAVETS for their continued efforts to keep the
memory of our Veterans alive in the hearts of Canadians." said MP
Glover. "We wish AVAVETS a productive convention and continued success
with the important work they do."
For more information on the Veterans Affairs Canada's programs and
services, please visit veterans.gc.ca or call 1-866-522-2122.
SOURCE: Veterans Affairs Canada
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