Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

October 23, 2009 12:00 ET

Media Advisory: Minister of Veterans Affairs Visits Charlottetown to Mark Anniversaries, 65th Anniversary of the Department and 25th Anniversary of its Move to PEI

CHARLOTTETOWN, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND--(Marketwire - Oct. 23, 2009) - The Honourable Greg Thompson, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will be in Charlottetown Monday, October 26, 2009 to commemorate two major anniversaries of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

October 18, 2009 marks the 65th anniversary of the creation of the Department of Veterans Affairs. This year also marks the 25th anniversary of the move of the Department from Ottawa to Charlottetown.



Location: Daniel J. MacDonald Building, 161 Grafton Street, Charlottetown

Date: Monday, October 26, 2009

Time: 11:00 a.m.


Other participants: Lieutenant Governor Barbara Hagerman, Premier Robert Ghiz, Charlottetown Mayor Clifford Lee and Daniel MacDonald Jr.

The media are welcome to attend.

Contact Information

  • Veterans Affairs Canada
    Janice Summerby
    Media Relations Advisor
    613-992-7468
    or
    Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs
    Richard Roik
    Director of Communications
    613-996-4649
    or
    Veterans Affairs Canada
    Maude Desjardins
    Media Relations Officer
    902-566-8315