Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

July 20, 2011 09:54 ET

Media Advisory: Veterans Affairs Minister Steven Blaney to Announce Funding in Alliston, Ontario

ALLISTON, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 20, 2011) - The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Veterans Affairs, and Kellie Leitch, Member of Parliament for Simcoe—Grey and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development and to the Minister of Labour, will be joined by members of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #171 (Alliston) to announce funding for the construction of a new memorial in Alliston.

Location: Royal Canadian Legion Branch #171 (Alliston)
111 Dufferin Street South
Alliston, Ontario
Date: Thursday, July 21, 2011
Time: 11:30 a.m.

The funding is provided by the Community War Memorial Program, through which Veterans Affairs Canada is partnering with communities across the country to build memorials to commemorate the achievements and sacrifices of those who served Canada in times of war, military conflict and peace.

Contact Information

  • 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