Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

August 07, 2008 13:37 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Thompson Marks the 90th Anniversary of the End of the First World War

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 7, 2008) - The Honourable Greg Thompson, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will officially launch the 90th anniversary of the end of the First World War at an event on August 8, 2008. He will be joined by well known author and historian Dr. Tim Cook, as well as Sylvain Hamel, a theatrical re-enactor, Veterans, students and cadets.



Location: Canadian War Museum, 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa, Ontario

Date: Friday, August 8, 2008

Time: 1:00 p.m.


For more information about the First World War, visit the Veterans Affairs Canada Web site at www.vac-acc.gc.ca.

Contact Information

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