Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

November 10, 2011 18:00 ET

Media Advisory: Veterans Affairs Minister Steven Blaney to Join Portraits of Honour Tour Stop on Parliament Hill

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 10, 2011) - The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will attend the Remembrance Day stop of Kin Canada's Portraits of Honour Tour on Parliament Hill. The Minister will address invited guests and the media.

The Portraits of Honour Tour, a joint initiative of artist Dave Sopha, Kin Canada and the Kin Canada Foundation, with funding by Veterans Affairs Canada, is a cross-country tour of a hand-painted mural (measuring 40 feet in length) featuring portraits of Canadian Forces members who lost their lives in Afghanistan.

Location: Centennial Flame
Parliament Hill
Ottawa, Ontario
Date: Friday, November 11, 2011
Time: 8:30 a.m.

Minister Blaney will also attend the national Remembrance Day ceremony at the National War Memorial today. The ceremony begins at 10:55 a.m.

Contact Information

  • Media Inquiries:
    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