Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

September 23, 2010 18:46 ET

Media Advisory: The Minister of Veterans Affairs, The Royal Canadian Legion and Good Shepherd Ministries Launch a Homeless Veteran Project in Toronto

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 23, 2010) - The Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Minister of State (Agriculture), along with Brother David Lynch, Executive Director, Good Shepherd Ministries and Ed Pigeau, President of The Royal Canadian Legion, Ontario Command, will be available on September 24, 2010 to speak with the media about a new Homeless Veteran Project, "Leave the Streets Behind," being launched in Toronto.

Location: Good Shepherd Ministries
  412 Queen Street East
   
Date: Friday, September 24, 2010
   
Time: 2:30 p.m.

This event takes place during Legion Week 2010, from September 19 to 25. For information on Veterans Affairs Canada's programs and services, visit www.vac-acc-gc.ca.

Contact Information

  • Veterans Affairs Canada
    Janice Summerby
    Media Relations Advisor
    613-992-7468
    or
    Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs
    Sophie Doucet
    Director of Communications
    613-992-3465
    Cell.: 613-608-3252
    or
    Veterans Affairs Canada
    Charlene Pascal
    Regional Communications Officer
    416-952-2208