Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

July 23, 2009 14:55 ET

Media Advisory: Minister of Veterans Affairs Honours Citizens of British Columbia

VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 23, 2009) - The Honourable Greg Thompson, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will present the Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation to fifteen citizens of British Columbia. The Commendation is presented to individuals who have distinguished themselves by contributing to the care and well-being of Veterans and to the remembrance of their contributions, sacrifices and achievements.

The recipients of the Commendation are:

Fraser Berry, Kelowna Bob Haldane, Victoria
Roger Bird, Nanaimo George Lynch-Staunton, Qualicum Beach
Guy Black, Port Moody Harry Quarton, Summerland
Cameron Cathcart, Vancouver Archie Steacy, North Vancouver
Richard Clarke, Chase Red Thibodeau, Victoria
Robert Collins, Saanichton Marc Tremblay, Armstrong
Leo Fletcher, Kelowna Judith Williamson, Victoria
Abigail Foulds, Coquitlam

Location: Fairmont Empress Hotel
Crystal Ballroom
721 Government Street
Victoria, British Columbia

Date: Friday, July 24, 2009

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Contact Information

  • Veterans Affairs Canada
    Janice Summerby
    Media Relations Advisor
    Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs
    Richard Roik
    Director of Communications