Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

April 18, 2008 14:30 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada to Commemorate the 55th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 18, 2008) - On behalf of the Honourable Greg Thompson, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Dr. James Lunney, Member of Parliament for Nanaimo-Alberni, will join Veterans, their families, dignitaries and youth for a commemorative ceremony to mark the 55th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice.

This event will also mark the 10th anniversary of the Kap'Yong Memorial plaque dedication, and the twinning of Pacific Rim National Park Reserve with Hallyo Haesang Sea National Park in Korea.



Location: Radar Hill, Pacific Rim National Park Reserve
Tofino, British Columbia

Date: April 19, 2008

Time: 11:00 a.m.


Contact Information

  • Veterans Affairs Canada
    Johanne Nadeau
    Communications Officer
    604-666-7892
    or
    Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs
    Richard Roik
    Director of Communications
    613-996-4649
    or
    Pacific Rim National Park Reserve of Canada
    Louanne Ralston
    Business, Media and External Relations Manager
    250-726-4705