Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

August 02, 2011 18:07 ET

Media Advisory: Minister of Veterans Affairs Honours Exceptional Citizens from Quebec

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwire - Aug. 2, 2011) - The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will present 14 citizens of Quebec with the Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation during a ceremony to be held in Montréal.

The list of recipients includes the Honourable Gilles Lamontagne, the former Lieutenant Governor of Quebec, federal cabinet minister and mayor of Quebec City. Also among the recipients are author and documentary filmmaker Alain Stanké and the Commissioner of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, Gilles Courteau.

The full list of recipients of the Commendation is:

Guy Bordeleau, Trois-Rivières Alexandre Fontaine, Montréal
Gilbert Boulanger,Sherbrooke Jean Fournier, Trois-Rivières
Bernard Brennan, Gatineau Hon. Gilles Lamontagne, Québec
Jean Cauchy, Lévis Pierre Lefebvre, Salaberry-de-Valleyfield
Gilles Courteau, Boucherville Mario Sévigny, Trois-Rivières
Claudette Davidson, Pincourt Jean St-Laurent, Baie-Comeau
Frederick Dawson, Rosemère Alain Stanké, Montréal
Location: Salon Cartier
Hotel Delta Downtown
777 University Street
Montréal, Quebec
Date: Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Time: 11:00 a.m.

Contact Information

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

    Codie Taylor
    Director of Communications
    Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs
    613-996-4649