Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

January 26, 2007 15:57 ET

Media Advisory/VAC: Accreditation Required for Media Travelling to France for Vimy Events

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 26, 2007) - The Government of Canada is organizing events to mark the 90th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge and the dedication of the restored Canadian National Vimy Memorial in April.

Media who plan to cover official Vimy events in France on April 9 are required to submit a media accreditation form. Accreditation forms are available on the VAC Web site, Forms must be signed and the originals returned by February 8, 2007. These forms should be mailed to:

Media Accreditation

Communications Division, Veterans Affairs Canada

PO Box 7700

161 Grafton Street

Charlottetown, PE C1A 8M9

Accreditation will ensure that you are able to access designated media areas for the April 9 event at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial. Media passes can be picked up on-site, April 9, and more information will be available at a later date.

Details about media seats available with the Government of Canada contingent will be announced next month.

For more information on Vimy, visit\\

VIMY - Honour the Legacy

Contact Information

  • Veterans Affairs Canada
    Pamela Price
    Media Relations Advisor