Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

August 19, 2010 09:42 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Blackburn to Unveil New Jake Gaudaur Veterans' Trophy

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 19, 2010) - The Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Minister of State (Agriculture), will be joined by Canadian Football League (CFL) Commissioner Mark Cohon to unveil the new Jake Gaudaur Veterans' Trophy. The commemorative ceremony at Moss Park Armoury will also involve Mr. Gaudaur's family, Veterans, Canadian Forces members and other invited guests including youth.

The afternoon unveiling ceremony and reception will be followed at 7:30 p.m. ET that evening by a regular season CFL game between the Toronto Argonauts and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats at Rogers Centre.

Location: Moss Park Armoury
  130 Queen Street East
   
Date: Friday, August 20, 2010
   
Time: 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.

Media planning to attend the game must be accredited in advance by the Toronto Argonauts. For game accreditation please contact Beth Waldman at 416-341-2720.

Contact Information

  • Veterans Affairs Canada
    Flora Fahr
    Acting Media Relations Advisor
    613-995-7758
    or
    Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs
    Sophie Doucet
    Director of Communications
    613-992-3465
    Cell.: 613-608-3252
    or
    Charlene Pascal
    Regional Communications Officer
    416-952-2208
    Cell: 416-567-3934
    or
    Canadian Football League
    Jamie Dykstra
    Director, Communications
    416-865-2664
    jdykstra@cfl.ca