Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

March 08, 2011 10:20 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Jean-Pierre Blackburn and MP Pierre Lemieux to Meet with Veterans From the Alexandria Area

ALEXANDRIA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 8, 2011) - The Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Minister of State (Agriculture), will visit the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #423 (Col. A.G.F. MacDonald Memorial) to meet with Veterans and members of the Canadian Forces from the area. The Minister, accompanied by Pierre Lemieux, MP for Glengarry–Prescott–Russell, will speak about changes and improvements within Veteran Affairs Canada.

Location: The Royal Canadian Legion Branch #423
  (Col. A.G.F. MacDonald Memorial)
  48 Elgin Street, Alexandria, Ontario
   
Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2011
   
Time: 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The Minister will be available afterwards to take questions from the media.

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, Ontario Region
    Charlene Pascal
    Regional Communications Officer
    416-952-2208
    Cell: 416-567-3934