Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

November 06, 2006 17:17 ET

Media Advisory: Veterans Pass Torch of Remembrance to Youth

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 6, 2006) - The Honourable Greg Thompson, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will host a Candlelight Tribute with the City of Ottawa, involving Veterans, current-serving Canadian Forces Members and youth.

More than 200 Veterans will take part in a candlelight procession with youth, to symbolize the passing of the Torch of Remembrance.



Date: Tuesday, November 7, 2006

Time: 7:00 p.m. EST

Location: Salon A
Lansdowne Park
Ottawa Civic Centre


Contact Information

  • Veterans Affairs Canada
    Janice Summerby
    Media Relations Advisor
    613-992-7468
    or
    Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs
    Richard Roik
    Special Assistant - Communications
    613-995-6264
    or
    City of Ottawa
    Rob Wilkinson
    Office of Protocol
    613-580-2424, ext. 28064