Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

June 20, 2011 15:03 ET

Media Advisory: Aboriginal Veterans Honoured on National Aboriginal Day

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 20, 2011) - The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Veterans Affairs, together with His Excellency, the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, will each lay a wreath at a commemorative ceremony to mark National Aboriginal Day.

Location:National Aboriginal Veterans Monument, Confederation Park, Ottawa
Date:Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Time:11:00 a.m.

For more information on the contribution of Aboriginal Veterans to Canada's military history, visit the Veterans Affairs Canada Web site at www.veterans.gc.ca.

Contact Information

  • Media Inquiries:
    Janice Summerby
    Media Relations Advisor
    Veterans Affairs Canada
    613-992-7468

    Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs
    Codie Taylor
    Director of Communications
    613-996-4649