Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

August 29, 2011 10:27 ET

Media Advisory: Senator Yonah Martin to Join Korean War Veterans in Final Celebration

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - Aug. 29, 2011) - On behalf of the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Veterans Affairs, the Honourable Yonah Martin, Senator for British Columbia, will join Canadian Veterans of the Korean War at a banquet as part of their "Last Hurrah." Veterans of the Korean War from around the world have gathered in Winnipeg along with their families and international dignitaries to mark the event.

Location: The Fairmont Hotel
2 Lombard Place
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Date: Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Time: 6:30 p.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

    David Meister
    A/ Regional Director, Communications
    Veterans Affairs Canada
    204-983-1889