Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

September 11, 2009 12:09 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada Honours Merchant Navy Veterans

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 11, 2009) - Member of Parliament Royal Galipeau, will represent the Honourable Greg Thompson, Minister of Veterans Affairs, at a ceremony of remembrance and wreath laying at the National War Memorial and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to commemorate Merchant Navy Veterans. A large number of Merchant Navy Veterans are expected to be in attendance, as the ceremony takes place during their Annual General Meeting.



Location: National War Memorial and The Tomb of
The Unknown Soldier
Ottawa, Ontario

Date: Sunday, September 13, 2009

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Contact Information

  • Veterans Affairs Canada
    Janice Summerby
    Media Relations Advisor
    613-992-7428
    or
    Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs
    Richard Roik
    Director of Communications
    613-996-4649