Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

February 08, 2012 11:18 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Steven Blaney to Honour Members of the Canadian Armed Forces at Winterlude 2012

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 8, 2012) - The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will join Marie Lemay, Chief Executive Officer of the National Capital Commission, in the illumination ceremony of an ice sculpture to honour members of the Canadian Armed Forces who served in the Balkan States. The ceremony takes place as part of Winterlude 2012.

Location: Rogers Crystal Garden
Confederation Park (corner of Elgin and Laurier)
Ottawa, Ontario
Date: Thursday, February 9, 2012
Time: 6:30 p.m.

Corporal (Ret'd) Alfie Bojalil will speak on his service in the former Yugoslavia.

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