/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Fantino to Announce Funding for New War Memorial in Toronto/

TORONTO, Nov. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will join with representatives from Peace Through Valour and Villa Charities to announce funding to build a new monument in honour of Veterans of the Italian Campaign.

Location:   Columbus Centre
901 Lawrence Avenue West
Toronto, Ontario
Date:    Saturday, November 9, 2013
Time:    9:00 a.m.

Veterans' Week is a time for Canadians to come together to honour those who have sacrificed so much to make our world a safer place. This Veterans' Week, show you remember by attending a Remembrance Day ceremony, visiting a local cenotaph or monument, sharing your thoughts of remembrance online, or wearing a poppy with pride. Learn more at veterans.gc.ca.

SOURCE: Veterans Affairs Canada

For further information:

Janice Summerby
Media Relations Advisor
Veterans Affairs Canada

Joshua Zanin
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs

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