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Nov 22, 2018, 15:56 ET Media Advisory - Jake Gaudaur Veterans' Award presentation during 2018 Shaw CFL Awards

EDMONTON, Nov. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - Bernard Butler, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy and Commemoration with Veterans Affairs Canada, will join ...


Nov 15, 2018, 18:33 ET Canada to reassess nearly 58,000 applicants for Founding Membership in the Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation and commits to exploratory discussions on membership for veterans, military members, RCMP and FNI members

OTTAWA, Nov. 15, 2018 /CNW/ - Canada remains committed to renewing the nation-to-nation relationship with Indigenous Peoples based on recognition of...


Nov 14, 2018, 16:21 ET Minister O'Regan announces appointment of new Ombudsperson for the Department of Veterans Affairs

OTTAWA, Nov. 14, 2018 /CNW/ - Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus O'Regan today welcomed the appointment of Mr. L. Craig Dalton as the new Ombudsperson...


Nov 11, 2018, 09:20 ET Statement - Government of Canada marks Remembrance Day 2018 and the 100th anniversary of the First World War Armistice

OTTAWA, Nov. 11, 2018 /CNW/ - The Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, the Honourable...


Nov 11, 2018, 09:00 ET Statement by the Prime Minister on Remembrance Day

OTTAWA, Nov. 11, 2018 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Remembrance Day: "Today, we honour every...


Nov 11, 2018, 08:00 ET Message from the Governor General of Canada on the Occasion of Remembrance Day

OTTAWA, Nov. 11, 2018 /CNW/ - One hundred years ago – on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month – the First World War finally...


Nov 11, 2018, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Canadian War Museum to livestream ceremony in Memorial Hall/

OTTAWA, Nov. 7, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian War Museum invites all Canadians from across the country and around the world to participate in one of the...


Nov 11, 2018, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Public Service Announcement - Public invited to Remembrance Day Open House at Veterans Affairs Canada (Daniel J. MacDonald Building)/

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE, Nov. 8, 2018 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Veterans Affairs Canada and Associate Minister of...


Nov 10, 2018, 11:30 ET City of Toronto rededicates Coronation Park to honour veterans

TORONTO, Nov. 10, 2018 /CNW/ - Mayor John Tory was joined today by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, members...


Nov 10, 2018, 07:00 ET /R E M I N D E R -- Media Advisory - Itinerary for November 10 to 12, 2018/

OTTAWA, Nov. 9, 2018 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Itinerary for Saturday, November 10: Lille, France 7:00 a.m. The Prime Minister will arrive in...


Nov 09, 2018, 20:44 ET Media Advisory - Itinerary for November 10, 2018

OTTAWA, Nov. 9, 2018 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Itinerary for Saturday, November 10: Lille, France 7:00 a.m. The Prime Minister will arrive in...


Nov 09, 2018, 07:00 ET True Patriot Love Foundation Toronto Tribute Gala raises over $1.3 million for Canadian military and Veteran families

George Cope, President and CEO of BCE and Bell Canada, receives the 2018 Patriot Award TORONTO, Nov. 9, 2018 /CNW/ - On November 8, 2018, the True...


Nov 09, 2018, 06:00 ET Veterans Receive a Free Hot Beverage at Tim Hortons® as a Gesture of Appreciation

OAKVILLE, ON, Nov. 9, 2018 /CNW/ - On November 11, we take pause to honour and remember the veterans who have proudly served and continue to serve...


Nov 08, 2018, 14:30 ET Public Service Announcement - Public invited to Remembrance Day Open House at Veterans Affairs Canada (Daniel J. MacDonald Building)

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE, Nov. 8, 2018 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Veterans Affairs Canada and Associate Minister of...


Nov 08, 2018, 13:17 ET Governor General to Take Part in Remembrance Day Commemorations in Canada and in Belgium

OTTAWA, Nov. 8, 2018 /CNW/ - Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, will commemorate...


Nov 08, 2018, 13:15 ET The Bargain! Shop and Red Apple Stores Honours our Veterans

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 8, 2018 /CNW/ - The Bargain! Shop® and Red Apple® stores that are open on Remembrance Day will remain closed until 12pm (1pm in ...


Nov 08, 2018, 09:00 ET Canada Releases Interactive Map: Canada's Commemorative Map

OTTAWA, Nov. 8, 2018 /CNW/ - Each year, on Remembrance Day, we continue to recognize and thank the brave Canadians in uniform who have served and...


Nov 08, 2018, 08:37 ET Government of Canada to mark the 100th anniversary of Canada's Hundred Days and the end of the First World War

Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence leads Government of Canada delegation to Belgium to mark the 100th...


Nov 08, 2018, 08:23 ET Statement - Government of Canada marks Aboriginal Veterans Day

OTTAWA, Nov. 8, 2018 /CNW/ - Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence Seamus O'Regan, Minister of National Defence...


Nov 08, 2018, 07:00 ET UPS® and Wounded Warriors Canada deliver a holiday wish

Canadian veteran finds success at UPS, launches campaign to support other veterans around the country MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 8, 2018 /CNW/ - Today,...


Nov 08, 2018, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Canada's official overseas delegation mark the 100th anniversary of Canada's Hundred Days and the end of the First World War/

OTTAWA, Nov. 7, 2018 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada will mark the 100th anniversary of Canada's Hundred Days and the end of the First World War by...


Nov 08, 2018, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Commemorative ceremony to honour all First Nations, Inuit and Métis Veterans/

WINNIPEG, Nov. 7, 2018 /CNW/ - Charlotte Bastien, acting Assistant Deputy Minister at Veterans Affairs Canada, on behalf of the Government of Canada, ...


Nov 08, 2018, 07:00 ET The Royal Canadian Mint invites the public to trade their change for the new 100th anniversary of the Armistice commemorative circulation coin

Coin designer Laurie McGaw will make a special appearance OTTAWA, Nov. 8, 2018 /CNW/ - What: The Royal Canadian Mint has launched a $2 circulation...


Nov 08, 2018, 05:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Government of Canada Commemorates Canada With an Interactive Map/

OTTAWA, Nov. 7, 2018 /CNW/ - The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, and Stéphane Lauzon, Parliamentary Secretary to...


Nov 07, 2018, 16:02 ET Veterans Ombudsman 2017-18 Annual Report tabled today

OTTAWA, Nov. 7, 2018 /CNW/ - The Veterans Ombudsman's 2017-18 Annual Report was tabled today in the House of Commons by the Minister of Veterans...