Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

November 01, 2006 11:09 ET

Media Advisory: Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation Presentations

HAMILTON, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 1, 2006) - Media are invited to attend a special ceremony with the Honourable Greg Thompson, Minister of Veterans Affairs, for the presentation of the Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation on Friday, November 3, 2006.

The Commendation will be presented to:



Paul Aucoin (Borden, Ontario)
George Burrows (Brampton, Ontario)
Jack Cain (London, Ontario)
Reverend Howard Gorle (Hamilton, Ontario)
Duncan Graham (Toronto, Ontario)
John C. Greenfield (Bowmanville, Ontario)
William Harris (Richmond Hill, Ontario)

John Kennedy (Alliston, Ontario)
William Lee (Sudbury, Ontario)
Leonard Proteau (Niagara Falls, Ontario)
Ray Rogers (Sarnia, Ontario)
Fred Skinner (Niagara Falls, Ontario)
Joseph Sullivan (Peterborough, Ontario)
Albert Wallace (Toronto, Ontario)


The Commendation will be presented posthumously to the families of Messrs. Clint Bowerman (Espanola, Ontario), Ian Douglas (Toronto, Ontario), Arthur Plumb (Toronto, Ontario) and Roy Rogers (London, Ontario).

The Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation recognizes individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the care and well-being of Veterans or who have been instrumental in raising awareness of Veterans' contributions, sacrifices and achievements.



Event: Presentation of the Minister of Veterans Affairs
Commendation
Date: November 3, 2006
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 EST
Location: The Ramada Plaza Hotel (Victoria Albert Room)
150 King Street E., Hamilton, Ontario



Contact Information

  • Veterans Affairs Canada
    Janice Summerby
    Media Relations Advisor
    613-992-7468