Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

November 09, 2011 16:59 ET

Media Advisory: Minister of Veterans Affairs Honours Exceptional Citizens From Ontario and Quebec

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 9, 2011) - The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will present 14 citizens from Ontario and one from Gatineau, Quebec, with the Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation during a ceremony in Ottawa.

The recipients of the Commendation are:

Irvin Andrews, Petawawa, ON Renald Paquette, Ottawa, ON
William Black, Ottawa, ON Albert Revie, Ottawa, ON
Patricia Drew, Gatineau, QC (Posthumous) Alton Sutton, Carleton Place, ON
Irene Elms, Thunder Bay, ON Martin Vermeer, Tweed, ON
Karen Foubert, Ottawa, ON Jon Wadleigh, Ottawa, ON
Frederick McAleer, Ottawa, ON Jacqueline Walter, Fenelon Falls, ON
Ron McGuire, Ottawa, ON Glenn Wilberforce, Gananoque, ON
Dalton McIntyre, Ottawa, ON
Location: Minto Place Hotel
Lisgar Massey Ballroom
185 Lyon Street North
Ottawa, ON
Date: Thursday, November 10, 2011
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