Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

June 21, 2010 06:00 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Blackburn Marks National Aboriginal Day

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 21, 2010) - The Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Minister of State (Agriculture) will lay a wreath on behalf of the Government of Canada at a ceremony to mark National Aboriginal Day.

Location: National Aboriginal Veterans Monument, Confederation Park, Ottawa
   
Date: Monday, June 21, 2010
   
Time: 1:30 p.m.

For more information about the contribution of Aboriginal Veterans throughout Canada's military history, visit the Veterans Affairs Canada Web site at www.vac-acc.gc.ca.

Contact Information

  • Veterans Affairs Canada
    Jitka Licenik
    Acting Media Relations Advisor
    613-943-7878
    or
    Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs
    Sophie Doucet
    Director of Communications
    613-992-3465
    Cell.: 613-608-3252