Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

May 16, 2012 19:06 ET

Update for Editors/Media Advisory: Minister Steven Blaney Welcomes Arrival of Memorial Cup in Shawinigan

SHAWINIGAN, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - May 16, 2012) -

Please note, Minister Blaney will not be able to attend this event.

The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will attend the Memorial Cup arrival ceremony in Shawinigan. A commemorative ceremony will be held at Parc des Vétérans, followed by a military parade that will escort the Cup to City Hall. Dignitaries, members of the Canadian Forces and hockey fans will then gather to pay tribute to Canada's veterans.

The media are welcome to attend the arrival of the Memorial Cup, which will start at Parc des Vétérans, on Promenade du Saint-Maurice, facing the Auberge Gouverneur.

Location: 1100 Saint-Maurice Promenade, Shawinigan
Date: Thursday, May 17, 2012
Time: 10:30 a.m.

Contact Information

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

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

    Jean-Pierre Godbout
    Communications Advisor
    Veterans Affairs Canada
    514-283-2198 / Cell: 514-209-1622