Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

October 15, 2010 15:31 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada Honours Canadian Forces Personnel who made the Ultimate Sacrifice in Afghanistan

FREDERICTON, NEW BRUNSWICK--(Marketwire - Oct. 15, 2010) - The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of National Revenue, Minister of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and Minister for the Atlantic Gateway, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Minister of State (Agriculture), will participate in a remembrance ceremony honouring Canadian Forces personnel who died while serving Canada in Afghanistan.

Location: The Royal Canadian Legion Branch #4
  199 Queen Street
  Fredericton, New Brunswick
   
Date: Sunday, October 17, 2010
   
Time: 4:00 p.m.

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
    Veterans Affairs Canada
    Michelle Wright
    Regional Communications Officer
    902-426-0635
    Cell: 902-401-7691