Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

May 08, 2008 10:00 ET

Minister of Veterans Affairs Honours Citizens of Quebec

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 8, 2008) - The Honourable Greg Thompson will present ten citizens of Quebec with the Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation in recognition of their commitment and devotion to Veterans. The recipients are:

Mychele Amberg, Baie d'Urfe
Stephane Corbeil, St. Damien-de-Brandon
Yvon Dube, St-Charles-Borromee
Jean-Luc Dutil, Quebec City
Leo Gallant, Chambly
Sylvain Hamel, Montreal
Georges Lasnier, Quebec City
Robert Lavoie, Quebec City
Viateur Lavoie, St-Jean-sur-le-Richelieu
Jules Pinard, Trois-Rivieres



Where Plaza Quebec Hotel
3031 Laurier Boulevard
Sainte-Foy, Quebec

When: Friday, May 9, 2008

Time: 11:00 a.m.


The Commendation is presented to individuals who have contributed to the care and well-being of Veterans and to the remembrance of their contributions, sacrifices and achievements. It is intended primarily for Veterans, but in some circumstances may also be awarded to civilians. Nominations may be submitted by the public at any time and are reviewed annually by an advisory committee.

Contact Information

  • Veterans Affairs Canada
    Janice Summerby
    Media Relations Advisor
    613-992-7468
    or
    Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs
    Richard Roik
    Director of Communications
    613-996-4649