Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

April 23, 2010 16:07 ET

Media Advisory: Media Accreditation for 65th Anniversary Liberation of the Netherlands Commemorative Events

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 23, 2010) - Canadian media representatives planning to cover key 65th anniversary commemorative events in the Netherlands from May 3 to 9 are invited to complete the attached accreditation form and return to the contact person below. The major events include:

  • a Ceremony of Remembrance at Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery May 3 at 2 p.m.
  • a Ceremony of Remembrance at Holten Canadian War Cemetery May 4 (Remembrance Day in the Netherlands) at 11 a.m.
  • the Dutch national commemorative ceremony – "Capitulations 1945" – in Wageningen May 5 (Liberation Day) at 3:30 p.m.
  • a Ceremony of Remembrance at Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery May 6 at 11 a.m.
  • a plaque unveiling ceremony at the Walcheren Causeway commemorating the national historic significance of the Battle of the Scheldt at Sloedam Memorial Arnemuiden, Zeeland May 6 at 3 p.m.
  •  the Veterans Parade in Apeldoorn May 9 at 12 p.m.

The accreditation information is available at the following address: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/Veterans_form_0423.pdf

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