Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

December 09, 2011 21:53 ET

Media Advisory: Parliamentary Secretary Colin Carrie to Participate in Commemorative Event Marking the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of Hong Kong

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 9, 2011) - On behalf of the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Colin Carrie, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health and Member of Parliament for Oshawa, will join family members of Canadian Veterans who participated in the Battle of Hong Kong in a wreath-laying ceremony to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Hong Kong.

Location: "C" Force Memorial Wall, Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario
(Corner of Sussex Drive and King Edward Avenue)
Date: Saturday, December 10, 2011
Time: 11:00 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