Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

December 01, 2011 09:51 ET

Media Advisory: Media Invited to Participate in Commemorative Ceremony Marking the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of Hong Kong

HONG KONG, CHINA--(Marketwire - Dec. 1, 2011) - A small group of Canadian Veterans will visit Hong Kong to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Hong Kong.

Media are invited to attend the commemorative ceremony:

Sai Wan War Cemetery - Hong Kong, December 4, 2011 at 10 a.m.

(Eastern Time Zone December 3, 2011, 9:00 p.m.)

The traditional ceremony will include remarks by dignitaries and wreath layings. Canadian Veterans will be available for media interviews.

Contact Information

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

    Codie Taylor
    Director of Communications
    Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs
    613-996-4649