Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

July 29, 2012 09:00 ET

Media Advisory: Harper Government Honours Exceptional Citizens From Ontario

LONDON, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 29, 2012) - The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will present 20 citizens from Ontario with the Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation during a ceremony in London, Ontario.

The recipients of the Commendation are:

Samuel Billich, Toronto Scott Mullen, Barrie
Donald Bowman, St. Catharines Jack Patterson, Parry Sound
Jeston Brennan, Listowel Leonard Pelletier, Willowdale
Steven Dieter, Owen Sound and Astra Dorothy Phoenix, Toronto
Tom Douglas, Oakville Ken Pifher, Grimsby
Kenneth Gawthorn, Kitchener John Rigo, Mount Hope
Erna Hibbs, Simcoe Andrew Robichaud, Grimsby
William Hogg, Mississauga Daniel Rodrique, Niagara Falls
Mary Keates, Toronto Joseph Sweeney, Toronto
Don McCumber, Carrying Place Muriel Westmorland, Hamilton
Location: Lamplighter Inn & Conference Centre
Crystal Ballroom
591 Wellington Road South
London, Ontario
Date: Monday, July 30, 2012
Time: 5:30 p.m.

Contact Information

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

    Jean Christophe de le Rue
    Press Secretary
    Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs
    613-996-4649