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May 18, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Kingston ceremony continues cross-Canada commemoration of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy/

KINGSTON, ON, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Veterans Affairs Canada will mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy with a special ceremony ...


May 17, 2019, 06:00 ET Media Advisory - Kingston ceremony continues cross-Canada commemoration of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy

KINGSTON, ON, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Veterans Affairs Canada will mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy with a special ceremony ...


May 16, 2019, 17:09 ET Media Advisory - The Government of Canada Celebrates Hometown Heroes at Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites

VICTORIA, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Accessibility and Public Services and Procurement, and the Honourable...


May 13, 2019, 09:00 ET Media Advisory - Last opportunity for media accreditation for 75th anniversary of D-Day and Battle of Normandy commemorations in Normandy, France

OTTAWA, May 13, 2019 /CNW/ - An official Government of Canada delegation will participate in events in Normandy, France from June 3-8, 2019, to mark...


May 10, 2019, 11:00 ET Media Advisory - Toronto ceremony continues cross-Canada commemoration of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy

TORONTO, May 10, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, Deputy Mayor ...


May 09, 2019, 12:57 ET "Postcards from Juno" sent home 75 years later: Juno Beach Centre shares the memory of Canadians killed in action on D-Day

TORONTO, May 9, 2019 /CNW/ - June 6th, 2019 marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day when 14,000 Canadian soldiers stormed Juno Beach on France's northern ...


May 08, 2019, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Winnipeg ceremony continues cross-Canada commemoration of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy/

WINNIPEG, May 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Veterans Affairs Canada will mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy with a departure ceremony as ...


May 07, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E M I N D E R -- Media Advisory - Itinerary for Tuesday, May 7, 2019/

OTTAWA, May 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Ottawa, Ontario 9:30 a.m. The Prime Minister will attend the Cabinet meeting. Note for media:...


May 06, 2019, 16:00 ET Media Advisory - Itinerary for Tuesday, May 7, 2019

OTTAWA, May 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Ottawa, Ontario 9:30 a.m. The Prime Minister will attend the Cabinet meeting. Note for media:...


May 06, 2019, 11:00 ET Media Advisory - Winnipeg ceremony continues cross-Canada commemoration of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy

WINNIPEG, May 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Veterans Affairs Canada will mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy with a departure ceremony as ...


May 03, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Public Service Announcement - Veterans Affairs Canada is hosting a Career and Education Fair for Veterans, Canadian Armed Forces members and their Families/

HALIFAX, May 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) is hosting a Career and Education Fair on Saturday May 4th at the Nova Scotia Community...


May 02, 2019, 08:30 ET ­Curaleaf and the Veterans Cannabis Project Bring Initiative to Increase Veterans' Access to Medical Cannabis to Arizona

Curaleaf, a leading vertically integrated cannabis operator in the United States, yesterday unveiled its new Arizona initiative with the Veterans...


May 01, 2019, 14:44 ET Public Service Announcement - Veterans Affairs Canada is hosting a Career and Education Fair for Veterans, Canadian Armed Forces members and their Families

HALIFAX, May 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) is hosting a Career and Education Fair on Saturday May 4th at the Nova Scotia Community...


Apr 26, 2019, 10:42 ET Women from the military and business executives complete challenging 100 km snowshoe expedition to Baffin Island, raising close to $1M for military and Veteran families

TORONTO, April 26, 2019 /CNW/ - On April 1st, a group of business leaders joined together with ill and injured military Veterans from across Canada...


Apr 24, 2019, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Edmonton ceremony continues cross-Canada commemoration of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy/

EDMONTON, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Veterans and honoured guests will mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy. The event will...


Apr 23, 2019, 06:30 ET The Royal Canadian Legion and HomeEquity Bank help Legion members retire on their terms

OTTAWA, April 23, 2019 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Legion and HomeEquity Bank are pleased to announce a new partnership that gives Legion members an...


Apr 18, 2019, 13:42 ET Media Advisory - Edmonton ceremony continues cross-Canada commemoration of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy

EDMONTON, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Veterans and honoured guests will mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy. The event will...


Apr 17, 2019, 13:31 ET VIA Rail Honoured with the Veterans Employment Transition Award

MONTRÉAL, April 17, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - On April 10, VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) received the Veterans Employment Transition Award at the annual...


Apr 11, 2019, 14:55 ET GardaWorld recognized as an employer of choice for Veterans

MONTREAL, April 11, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - On Wednesday, April 10th, 2019 GardaWorld received the Veterans Employment Transition Award for its...


Apr 10, 2019, 16:21 ET Government of Canada Consults on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Stakeholders from across the country meet to inform the development of a federal framework on PTSD OTTAWA, April 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Post-traumatic...


Apr 09, 2019, 15:25 ET Media Advisory - 75th Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy: Media Accreditation for June 5th and June 7th ceremonies in France

OTTAWA, April 9, 2019 /CNW/ - An official Government of Canada delegation will participate in a series of events in Normandy, France from June 3-9,...


Apr 09, 2019, 08:00 ET Statement by the Prime Minister on Vimy Ridge Day

OTTAWA, April 9, 2019 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Vimy Ridge Day: "Today, we mark a milestone ...


Mar 29, 2019, 12:00 ET All aboard: Government of Canada launches cross-country train trip to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Second World War's D-Day and the Battle of Normandy

The ceremony featured the official poster unveiling and a train departure ceremony VANCOUVER, March, 29, 2019 /CNW/ - D-Day and the ensuing Battle of ...


Mar 29, 2019, 12:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Thirteen devoted Canadians to receive Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation/

RICHMOND, BC, March 28, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will...


Mar 29, 2019, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Ceremony to mark the 5th anniversary of the end of Canada's mission in Afghanistan/

OTTAWA, March 26, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will be...