Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

August 04, 2006 11:11 ET

Media Advisory: Minister of Veterans Affairs to Visit Bathurst

BATHURST, NEW BRUNSWICK--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 4, 2006) - The Honourable Greg Thompson, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Regional Minister for New Brunswick, is making a special visit to the City of Bathurst, New Brunswick on Monday, August 7, 2006. Minister Thompson is visiting the region to participate in two important events - a significant commemoration service at St. Alban's Cemetery and a funding announcement for a special project at the Robert L. Knowles Veterans? Unit, Villa Chaleur Nursing Home.

Herman J. Good, Victoria Cross Memorial Unveiling
Date: August 7, 2006
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: St. Alban's Cemetery, Salmon Beach Road, Bathurst, N.B.

Funding Announcement
Date: August 7, 2006
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: Villa Chaleur, 795 Champlain St., Bathurst, N.B.

Contact Information

  • Veterans Affairs Canada
    Pamela Price
    Media Relations Advisory
    (902) 368-0294