Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

August 29, 2011 13:37 ET

Media Advisory: Veterans Affairs Minister Steven Blaney Joins International Counterparts at National Wreath-Laying Ceremony

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 29, 2011) - The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Veterans Affairs, and dignitaries attending the 2011 Ministerial Summit on Veterans Affairs will participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at the National War Memorial and Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

Location: National War Memorial and Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Ottawa
Date: Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Time: 9:45 a.m.

Photo opportunity only.

The Ministerial Summit on Veterans Affairs offers a unique opportunity for Canada to discuss Veterans' issues with counterparts from around the world, including ministers, department heads and other representatives from Australia, New Zealand, the United States, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, South Korea, Germany and Denmark.

Contact Information

  • Media Inquiries:
    Janice Summerby
    Media Relations Advisor
    Veterans Affairs Canada

    Codie Taylor
    Director of Communications
    Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs