Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

February 23, 2011 09:50 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Blackburn to Announce Funding for Restoration of the Sherbrooke Fusilier Regiment Commemorative Monument

SHERBROOKE, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Feb. 23, 2011) - The Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Minister of State (Agriculture), will announce federal assistance for the restoration of the Sherbrooke Fusilier Regiment Memorial currently located at the corner of Queen Victoria and Elizabeth streets in Sherbrooke. Funds awarded under the Cenotaph/Monuments Restoration Program will be used to move the monument to a location in front of the Sherbrooke Hussars Armoury.

Location: Sherbrooke Hussars Armoury, 315 William Street, Sherbrooke
   
Date: Thursday, February 24, 2011
   
Time: 11:20 a.m.

More information on the Veterans Affairs Canada Cenotaph/Monument Restoration Program can be found at www.veterans.gc.ca.

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 - Quebec Region
    Jean-Pierre Godbout
    Communications Advisor
    514-283-2198
    Cell: 514-209-1622