Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

January 17, 2011 12:11 ET

Media Advisory: Minister of Veterans Affairs Honours Citizens of Quebec

ST. LAURENT, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Jan. 17, 2011) - The Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Minister of State (Agriculture), will decorate 14 citizens of Quebec with the Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation during a ceremony that will be held this Tuesday in St. Laurent, Quebec.

The recipients of the Commendation are:

Michèle Allard, Trois-Rivières, André Marion, St-Jean-sur-Richelieu
Denis Beaudin, St-Jean-sur-Richelieu Karl Morel, Montréal
John Bradley, Chambly Andrew Powell, Montréal
Patricia Crichton, Anjou Harry Surette, Jonquière
Linda Cyr, Chandler Jean Thériault, Rimouski
Roland Drouillard, Chambly Paul Veilleux, St-Jean-Sur-Richelieu
Carl Garber, Côte St. Luc Albert Wilson (Posthumous), Chicoutimi
Location: Hilton Garden Inn
  Salon Hilton
  7880 Côte de Liesse
  St. Laurent, Quebec
Date: Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Time: 4:00 p.m.

The Commendation is presented to individuals who have contributed to the care and well-being of Veterans and to the remembrance of their contributions, sacrifices and achievements. More information on the Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation, including citations for the 14 recipients, can be found on the Veterans Affairs Canada Web site at

Contact Information

  • Veterans Affairs Canada
    Janice Summerby
    Media Relations Advisor
    Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs
    Vincent Caron
    Special Assistant, Policy and Communication
    Cell: 613-240-9028