Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

June 11, 2010 10:24 ET

Media Advisory: Minister of Veterans Affairs Honours Citizens From Western Canada

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - June 11, 2010) - The Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Minister of State (Agriculture) will decorate eleven citizens of Manitoba, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories and the Yukon with the Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation during a ceremony that will be held this Saturday in Winnipeg.

The recipients of the Commendation are:

Janet Bennett, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan  
Gilles Grossinger, Whitehorse, Yukon  
Fiona Jasper, Cochrane, Alberta  
Bertrand Lafond, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan  
Philip McKerry, Evansburg, Alberta  
Robert McPherson, Calgary Alberta  
Arnold Mottershead, Edmonton, Alberta  
Ernest Mulcahy, Winnipeg, Manitoba  
George Pambrun, Okotoks, Alberta  
Clifford Tessier, Winnipeg, Manitoba  
Loralea Wark, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories  
   
Location: The Fairmont Winnipeg
  Ballroom East
  2 Lombard Place
   
Date: Saturday, June 12, 2010
   
Time: 11:00 a.m.

Contact Information

  • Veterans Affairs Canada
    Jitka Licenik
    Acting Media Relations Advisor
    613-943-7878
    or
    Veterans Affairs Canada
    Western Region
    David Meister
    Senior Communications Officer
    204-983-1889
    or
    Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs
    Sophie Doucet
    Director of Communications
    613-992-3465
    Cell: 613-608-3252