Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

June 09, 2012 09:30 ET

Media Advisory: Minister of Veterans Affairs Honours Exceptional Citizens From Atlantic Canada

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - June 9, 2012) - The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will present 15 citizens from Atlantic Canada with the Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation during a ceremony in Halifax.

The recipients of the Commendation are:

Donald Boudreau, Kingston, NS Margaret Guildford, Glen Margaret, NS
Lois Brown, Kensington, PE Wilfred LeBlanc, Fredericton, NB
Jacques Dussault, Dartmouth, NS Michael Martin, Corner Brook, NL
Sheila Evans (Posthumous) Cecil Shaw, Simonds, NB
East Lawrencetown, NS Hedley Smith, Corner Brook, NL
Norman Gaillard, Quispamsis, NB James Stanton, Labrador City, NL
David Geddes, Kingston, NS Allan Symonds, Dartmouth, NS
Barbara Grimster, Cornwall, PE Heather Wright, Rothesay, NB
Location: Delta Halifax Hotel
Baronet Ballroom
1900 Barrington Street
Halifax, NS
Date: Sunday, June 10, 2012
Time: 9:00 a.m.

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