Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

March 27, 2009 13:55 ET

Media Advisory: Veterans Affairs Canada Offices to Join Earth Hour 2009

CHARLOTTETOWN, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND--(Marketwire - March 27, 2009) - The lights in the Daniel J. MacDonald Building and the Jean Canfield Building will be turned off on March 28, 2009 between 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. in honour of Earth Hour™ 2009. This will be the first year of VAC's participation in this global initiative.

A departmental spokesperson is available to speak with the media about VAC's commitment to energy efficiency and participation in this year's Earth Hour™.

For more information regarding the Government of Canada's actions for Earth Hour™, visit

Earth Hour™ is a global World Wildlife Federation climate change initiative. For more information on the initiative, visit

Contact Information

  • Veterans Affairs Canada
    Janice Summerby
    Media Relations Advisor