Beginning in July 1943, Canadians fought for more than a year and a half across Sicily and up the Italian mainland—an effort that would become known as the Italian Campaign. This fall, 75 years later, we remember the more than 93,000 Canadians who played an important role during this bitter struggle.
The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister for Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence invites you to attend an Open House Daniel J. MacDonald Building’s atrium, following the Remembrance Day ceremony at the Charlottetown Cenotaph.
On behalf of the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Veterans Affairs Canada and Associate Minister of National Defence, the public is invited to an Open House in the atrium of the Daniel J. MacDonald Building after the Remembrance Day ceremony held at the Charlottetown Cenotaph.
Today, the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, was in Alexandra, Prince Edward Island, visiting one of the 22 organizations that received funding from the 2019 Veteran and Family Well-Being Fund.
Timely access to mental health supports and services is vital to improving mental health and overall well-being. The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring the best possible support is available to Veterans, Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) members.
The Government of Canada is committed to remembering and honouring the sacrifices and achievements of Canadians in uniform, including the more than 75,000 of our service members who took part in the Battle of the Scheldt in the fall of 1944.
Today, the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence announced funding from the Veteran and Family Well-Being Fund for the Canadian Women’s Wellness Initiative and the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia.