Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

February 09, 2011 10:40 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada to Honour Women's Military Service at Winterlude 2011

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 9, 2011) - The Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Minister of State (Agriculture) and Marie Lemay, Chief Executive Officer of the National Capital Commission, will honour the service of women in the Canadian Forces by illuminating an ice sculpture as part of Winterlude 2011. 

The sculpture includes a replica of the Nursing Sisters' Memorial located in the Hall of Honour in the Centre Block on Parliament Hill. 

Location: Rogers Crystal Garden, Confederation Park (Laurier Avenue, across from City Hall), Ottawa, Ontario
   
Date: Thursday, February 10, 2011
   
Time: 6:30 p.m.

This ceremony will be attended by Veterans and members of the Canadian Forces.

Contact Information

  • Veterans Affairs Canada
    Janice Summerby
    Media Relations Advisor
    613-992-7468
    or
    Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs
    Sophie Doucet
    Director of Communications
    613-992-3465
    Cell.: 613-608-3252
    or
    National Capital Commission
    Lucie Caron
    Director of Communications
    613-239-5636
    Cell: 613-859-9565