Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

August 10, 2007 17:05 ET

Media Advisory/Veterans Affairs Canada: Canadian Peacekeepers to be Honoured

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Aug. 10, 2007) - The Honourable Greg Thompson, Minister of Veterans Affairs, accompanied by Colonel Art Wriedt, Commander, 41 Canadian Brigade Group and Colonel (retired) Don Ethell of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping (CAVUNP), will attend the 5th annual Peacekeepers Day Ceremony in Peacekeepers Park, Garrison Green, on August 12, 2007.

The ceremony will honour all those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice while serving on peace support operations throughout the world.

Event: Peacekeepers Day
Date: Sunday, August 12, 2007
Time: 12:00 p.m. (noon)
Location: Peacekeepers Park, Garrison Green
McLean Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta

The Minister will be available to answer questions following the event.

For more information on Canada's peacekeeping roles, visit the Veterans Affairs Canada Web site

Contact Information

  • Media Enquiries:
    Veterans Affairs Canada
    Robyn Macdonald
    Communications Officer
    Office: 204-983-2011
    Cell: 204-230-0701