Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

May 29, 2009 14:06 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Thompson Attends Tribute to Veterans at 1st Annual Atlantic Gateway Fiddling Championship

ST. STEPHEN, NEW BRUNSWICK--(Marketwire - May 29, 2009) - The Honourable Greg Thompson, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will speak at the opening ceremonies of the 1st Annual Atlantic Gateway Fiddling Championship being held at St. Stephen Middle School.

The opening ceremonies will pay tribute to the men and women who served and are currently serving in the Canadian Forces. During his remarks, Minister Thompson will announce funding from Veterans Affairs Canada's Community Engagement Partnership Fund in support of this championship.



Location: St. Stephen Middle School
11 School Street, St. Stephen
New Brunswick

Date: Saturday, May 30, 2009

Time: 2 p.m.

Contact Information

  • Veterans Affairs Canada
    Janice Summerby
    Media Relations Advisor
    613-992-7468
    or
    Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs
    Richard Roik
    Director of Communications
    613-996-4649