Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

October 16, 2009 13:55 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada Supports Fredericton Legion in Effort to Remember Canadian Forces Members Who Died in Afghanistan

FREDERICTON, NEW BRUNSWICK--(Marketwire - Oct. 16, 2009) - The Honourable Greg Thompson, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will be in Fredericton, New Brunswick, on October 18, to take part in a ceremony unveiling a new monument dedicated to the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in Afghanistan. The ceremony is organized and hosted by The Royal Canadian Legion Branch #4.

Local media are invited to attend.



Location: The Royal Canadian Legion Branch #4
199 Queen Street
Fredericton, New Brunswick

Date: Sunday, October 18, 2009

Time: 4:00 p.m.

Contact Information

  • Veterans Affairs Canada
    Janice Summerby
    Media Relations Advisor
    613-992-7468
    or
    Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs
    Richard Roik
    Director of Communications
    613-996-4649