Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

November 04, 2011 20:28 ET

Media Advisory: Member of Parliament Dan Albas to Announce Funding for New War Memorial in Penticton

PENTICTON, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 4, 2011) - Dan Albas, Member of Parliament for Okanagan–Coquihalla, on behalf of the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will announce funding to build a new memorial.

Date: November 7, 2011
Location: Selby Park, Penticton, British Columbia
Time: 11:00 a.m.

This year, during Veterans' Week from November 5 to 11, make remembrance more than something you feel, make it something you do. Show how you remember by attending a Remembrance Day ceremony, visiting the local cenotaph or monument, sharing your thoughts of remembrance online, or wearing a poppy with pride. This Veterans' Week, how will you remember?

For more information on the Community War Memorial Program or Veterans' Week, visit You can also visit our "Canada Remembers" Facebook page to leave a message of remembrance or follow us on Twitter @VeteransENG_CA.

Contact Information

  • Media Inquiries:
    Janice Summerby
    Media Relations Advisor
    Veterans Affairs Canada

    Codie Taylor
    Director of Communications
    Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs

    David Meister
    Senior Communications Officer
    Western Region
    Veterans Affairs Canada