Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

September 08, 2010 11:39 ET

Media Advisory: Minister of Veterans Affairs Honours Eight Citizens From Vancouver Island and the Interior of British Columbia

KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 8, 2010) - Ron Cannan, Member of Parliament for Kelowna—Lake Country, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Minister of State (Agriculture), will decorate eight citizens of Vancouver Island and the interior of British Columbia with the Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation during a ceremony that will be held this Thursday in Kelowna.

The recipients of the Commendation are:

Jean Boyczuk, Trail Lou Lepine, Port Hardy
Mary Cardiff, Kelowna Douglas Walton, Coldstream
Edwin Findlater, Okanagan Falls William Willbond, Saanichton
Robert Hemphill, Port Hardy Alan King, Port Hardy
Location: Delta Grand Okanagan Resort and Conference Centre
  Shuswap/Pennask Room, 1310 Water Street, Kelowna, BC
Date: Thursday, September 9, 2010
Time: 9:00 a.m.

Contact Information

  • Veterans Affairs Canada
    Janice Summerby
    Media Relations Advisor
    Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs
    Sophie Doucet
    Director of Communications
    Cell.: 613-608-3252
    Veterans Affairs Canada
    Chris Brasher
    Regional Communications Officer