Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

June 18, 2009 14:25 ET

Media Advisory: Veterans and Citizens to be Honoured in Saskatchewan

MOOSE JAW, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwire - June 18, 2009) - Suzanne Tining, Deputy Minister of Veterans Affairs Canada, representing the Honourable Greg Thompson, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will present the 2009 Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation to 11 citizens of Saskatchewan and Manitoba. The Commendation is presented to individuals who have contributed to the care and well-being of Veterans and to the remembrance of their contributions, sacrifices and achievements.

These recipients are:



Harold Hague, Regina, SK
Keith Inches, Regina, SK
Curtis Kleisinger, Regina, SK
Hugh MacKenzie, Winnipeg, MB
William Needham, Wynyard, SK
Robert Nisbet, Winnipeg, MB
Sierra Noble, Winnipeg, MB
George Peterson, Winnipeg, MB
Marie Schmidt, Saskatoon, SK
Brian Wolfe, Saskatoon, SK
Douglas Woodman, Winnipeg, MB

Location: Temple Gardens Mineral Spa Resort,
24 Fairford Street East, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Date: June 19, 2009

Time: 11:00 a.m.

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