Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

November 09, 2009 14:11 ET

Media Advisory: Canada Pays Tribute to Those Who Gave Their Lives in Korea

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 9, 2009) - Media are invited to attend a commemorative ceremony with the Honourable Greg Thompson, Minister of Veterans Affairs, to honour Canadian men and women who served in the Korean War. This year marks the 56th anniversary of the armistice of the Korean War.

The National Capital Unit of the Korea Veterans Association of Canada (KVA) is holding the ceremony in Ottawa to coincide with a Remembrance Day ceremony in Busan, Korea at the United Nations Memorial Cemetery.



Location: Jean Pigott Place, City Hall
110 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa

Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Time: 9:00 p.m.


Veterans and Canadian Forces representatives will also attend the ceremony.

This Veterans' Week Canadians will come together to honour those who have sacrificed so much to make our world a safer place. This Veterans' Week, how will you remember? Learn more at www.vac-acc.gc.ca.

Contact Information

  • Veterans Affairs Canada
    Janice Summerby
    Media Relations Advisor
    613-992-7468
    or
    Veterans Affairs Canada
    Richard Roik
    Director of Communications
    613-996-4649
    or
    Korea Veterans Association of Canada
    Bill Black
    President, National Capital Unit
    613-228-0456