Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

November 29, 2006 11:59 ET

Media Advisory: Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation Presentations

ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND and LABRADOR--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 29, 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 Thursday, November 30, 2006.

The Commendation will be presented to:

Terrance Bobbitt (Halifax, Nova Scotia)

John Burke (Truro, Nova Scotia)

John C. Ford (St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador)

Greg Gallant (Cornwall, Prince Edward Island)

James Kennedy (St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador)

Charles Murphy (Westville, Nova Scotia)

James Shields (St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador)

Joseph G. Sparrow (Glace Bay, Nova Scotia)

Leslie White (Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland and Labrador)

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

Date: Thursday, November 30, 2006

Time: 4:00 - 5:30 (local time)

Location: Fairmont Newfoundland Hotel (Salon A)
115 Cavendish Square, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Contact Information

  • Veterans Affairs Canada
    Janice Summerby
    Media Relations Advisor