Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

October 16, 2009 14:36 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada and Youth will Show Different Ways to Remember Canadian Veterans

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 16, 2009) - The Honourable Greg Thompson, Minister of Veterans Affairs, and the Honourable Robert Merrifield, Minister Responsible for Canada Post, will join Veterans and local students to challenge Canadians to take remembrance one step further this coming Veterans' Week.

During the event a new commemorative stamp will be unveiled and the students will show a multi-media presentation they created, using footage found on the "How will you remember?" section of the Veterans Affairs Canada website.



Location: Rideau Canal Junior Ranks Mess
4 Queen Elizabeth Drive
Ottawa, Ontario

Date: Monday, October 19, 2009

Time: 11:00 a.m.


Minister Thompson, Minister Merrifield, Veterans and youth will be available for comment at the end of the event.

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