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Nova Scotia residents recognized for their volunteer service to Veterans

| Veterans Affairs Canada | news releases

Canadians have many reasons to show gratitude to our Veterans. Their sacrifice has helped us enjoy the lives we live today. Recognizing these contributions, many Canadians are dedicated to commemorate Veterans and their service. This support is particularly evident during Veterans’ Week, when countless people volunteer their time and efforts to honour Canada’s Veterans.


Annual Candlelight Tribute to commemorate Canada’s fallen heroes and Veterans

| Veterans Affairs Canada | media advisories

Anita Vandenbeld, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Development, on behalf of Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of Defence, along with Dr. Dean Oliver, Interim Vice President and Director General at the Canadian War Museum, will host the annual Candlelight Tribute to honour our country’s fallen heroes and Veterans, and pass the torch of remembrance from Veterans to youth.


Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation to be presented to Nova Scotians in Halifax

| Veterans Affairs Canada | media advisories

The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will present the Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation to individuals from Nova Scotia during a ceremony in Halifax to recognize their efforts in improving Veterans’ well‑being, as well as their exemplary work commemorating Veterans’ sacrifices and achievements.


Funding announced for Veterans’ case management services

| Veterans Affairs Canada | news releases

The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, today announced $43 million in funding over three years to maintain frontline staffing levels, including the Case Manager to Veteran ratio, and upgrade the tools Case Managers use – freeing up more time for them to work directly with Veterans.


The Canadian and the French governments, and local French authorities secure long-term protection of Juno Beach in France

| Veterans Affairs Canada | news releases

On 6 June 1944, Canadians landed on Juno Beach as part of the D-Day invasion that marked a turning point for Allied forces during the Second World War. Since then, The Juno Beach Centre has become a place of remembrance and emotion for Veterans, their families, Canadians and French citizens. This iconic site must be preserved and respected, as it commemorates the Canadians who served their country and helped liberate France.


Minister MacAulay to make important announcement regarding Juno Beach

| Veterans Affairs Canada | media advisories

The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will make an important announcement regarding the Government of Canada’s commitment to protect the Juno Beach site in France.


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