Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

October 28, 2011 18:21 ET

Media Advisory: Veterans Affairs Minister Steven Blaney Honours Exceptional Citizens From Atlantic Canada and Ontario

CHARLOTTETOWN, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND--(Marketwire - Oct. 28, 2011) - The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will present 14 citizens of Atlantic Canada and one from Ontario with the Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation during a ceremony to be held in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

The recipients of the Commendation are:

Sidney Butler, St. John's, NL Ray Kokkonen, Trout Brook, NB
Winston Childs, Pasadena, NL Robert and Lisabeth MacFarlane,
Robert Cochran, Kingston, NB Wakefield, NB
Calvin Crane, Spaniard's Bay, NL Reginald Noonan, Borden-Carleton, PE
Alan Curtis, Alberton, PE Donald Roach, Riverview, NB
Russell Gallant, Tignish, PE Dave Sopha, Cambridge, ON
Allan Glass, Charlottetown, PE Frederick Wicks, Conception Bay South, NL
William Haynes (Posthumous),
Woodstock, NB
Location: Rodd Charlottetown
Georgian Ballroom
75 Kent Street
Charlottetown, PE
Date: Monday, October 31, 2011
Time: 11:00 a.m.

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