Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

June 20, 2008 14:26 ET

Media Advisory: Minister of Veterans Affairs Attends Commemorative Ceremonies

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 20, 2008) - The Honourable Greg Thompson, Minister of Veterans Affairs will be in Ottawa, Ontario on June 21, 2008 for two commemorative events. The first event is a service of remembrance to commemorate those members of the St. John Ambulance who volunteered during the First and Second World Wars as well as members of the Canadian Forces who receive St. John Ambulance training and have served in theatres around the world.



Date: Saturday, June 21, 2008

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Location: National War Memorial


Minister Thompson will then proceed to the annual Commemorative Ceremony at the National Aboriginal Veterans Monument.



Date: Saturday, June 21, 2008

Time: 1:00 p.m.

Location: National Aboriginal War Monument, Confederation Park


Local media are invited to attend both events.

Contact Information

  • Veterans Affairs Canada
    Janice Summerby
    Media Relations Advisor
    613-992-7468
    or
    Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs
    Richard Roik
    Director of Communications
    613-996-4649