Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

October 07, 2011 12:07 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Diane Finley to Attend Warriors' Day Ceremony

SIMCOE, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 7, 2011) - On behalf of the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Veterans Affairs, the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, will deliver remarks at the 49th annual Warriors' Day ceremony.

This event is an important part of the 171st annual Norfolk County Fair and Horse Show, Ontario's fourth largest fair, which attracts over 100,000 visitors. The event will include a traditional remembrance ceremony, speeches by local dignitaries and musical entertainment by the Ingersoll Pipe Band.

Location: Simcoe Recreation Centre Arena
(East of Queen Street South, West of Norfolk County Fairgrounds)
182 South Drive
Simcoe, ON
Date: Saturday, October 8, 2011
Time: 11:00 a.m.

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

    Robert Macdonald
    Senior Communications Advisor
    Veterans Affairs Canada - Ontario Region
    705-568-4203