Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

February 11, 2011 09:32 ET

Media Advisory: Minister of Veterans Affairs to Deliver Valentines to Veterans at Perley Rideau

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 11, 2011) - The Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Minister of State (Agriculture), and Pierre Poilievre, Member of Parliament for Nepean–Carleton, will visit the Perley and Rideau Veterans' Health Centre to personally deliver hand-made valentines to Veterans living at the long-term care facility. The valentines have been created by students across the country.

Members of the media are invited to attend.

Location: Perley and Rideau Veterans' Health Centre
  1750 Russell Road
  Ottawa, Ontario
   
Date: Monday, February 14, 2011
   
Time: 11:45 a.m.

Interviews and photo opportunities with the Minister and Veterans can be arranged on site.

Contact Information

  • Veterans Affairs Canada
    Janice Summerby
    Media Relations Advisor
    613-992-7468
    or
    Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs
    Sophie Doucet
    Director of Communications
    613-992-3465
    Cell.: 613-608-3252