Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

November 02, 2011 12:26 ET

Media Advisory: Veterans' Week 2011 Candlelight Tribute

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 2, 2011) - Media are invited to attend the annual Veterans' Week Candlelight Tribute hosted by Veterans Affairs Canada and the City of Ottawa. Among the speakers are the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Veteran Affairs, His Worship Jim Watson, Mayor of Ottawa and General Walt Natynczyk, Chief of the Defence Staff.

Location: Centrepointe Theatres
Ben Franklin Place
101 Centrepointe Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
Date: Thursday, November 3, 2011
Time: 7:00 p.m.

During Veterans' Week, November 5 to 11, Canadians will be encouraged to learn about our Veterans and their experiences by attending a Remembrance Day ceremony and taking an active role in commemorative events in their community.

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

    Bruce Graham
    Press Secretary
    Office of Mayor Jim Watson
    City of Ottawa
    613-580-2424 Extension 14299