Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

July 30, 2012 10:02 ET

Media Advisory: Harper Government Honours Exceptional Citizens from Ontario

LONDON, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 30, 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
Donald Bowman, St. Catharines
Jeston Brennan, Listowel
Steven Dieter, Owen Sound and Astra
Tom Douglas, Oakville
Kenneth Gawthorn, Kitchener
Erna Hibbs, Simcoe
William Hogg, Mississauga
Mary Keates, Toronto
Don McCumber, Carrying Place
Scott Mullen, Barrie
Jack Patterson, Parry Sound
Leonard Pelletier, Willowdale
Dorothy Phoenix, Toronto
Ken Pifher, Grimsby
John Rigo, Mount Hope
Andrew Robichaud, Grimsby
Daniel Rodrique, Niagara Falls
Joseph Sweeney, Toronto
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