Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

October 29, 2007 15:46 ET

Media Advisory: Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation Presentation

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 29, 2007) - Media are invited to attend a special ceremony with the Honourable Greg Thompson, Minister of Veterans Affairs, on October 30, 2007. Minister Thompson will present the Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation to 12 outstanding Canadians from Quebec.



The Commendation will be presented to:

- Joseph Bilocq, Val-Belair
- Michael Bisson, Dollard-des-Ormeaux
- Alain Charland, Charlesbourg
- Walter Charron, St. Lambert
- Herve Cote, St-Tite
- Jean-Louis Denis, Baie d'Urfe
- Arthur Fraser, Laval
- Pierre Gauthier, Chambly
- Normand-Guy Goudreau,
St-Jean-sur-Richelieu
- Douglas Lawrence, Montreal
- Okill Stuart, St-Lambert
- Florent Trembly,
St-Jean-sur-Richelieu


The Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation recognizes individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to Canada, to the care and well-being of Veterans and who have been instrumental in raising awareness of our Veterans' contributions, sacrifices and achievements.



Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2007
Announcement: 11:00 a.m.
Location: Four Points by Sheraton, Montreal (Pierre Elliot Trudeau)
Airport Madrid Rio Room
6600 Cote de Liesse, Montreal, Quebec

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