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Annual Senate Ceremony of Remembrance launches Veterans’ Week

| Veterans Affairs Canada | media advisories

The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will speak and lay a wreath at the annual Ceremony of Remembrance in the Senate to kick off Veterans’ Week.


Minister of Veterans Affairs issues statement recognizing the contributions of Métis Veterans of the Second World War

| Veterans Affairs Canada | media advisories

The Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, Lawrence MacAulay, and David Chartrand, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Métis National Council and President of the Manitoba Métis Federation, will speak about recognizing the pre- and post-Second World War experiences of Métis Veterans and what it means for them.


Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation to be presented to 15 Canadians

| 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 15 individuals during a ceremony in Calgary to recognize their efforts in improving Veterans’ well being, as well as their exemplary work commemorating Veterans’ sacrifices and achievements.


2019 Veterans’ Week poster launch honours the 75th anniversary of the Italian Campaign and women’s contributions during the Second World War

| Veterans Affairs Canada | media advisories

The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will unveil this year’s Veterans’ Week poster commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Italian Campaign. Veterans, honoured guests and the general public are also invited to HMCS Haida National Historic Site to visit the Women of War exhibit honouring the contributions of women in the military and on the home front during the Second World War.


Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation to be awarded to 29 recipients

| 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 29 individuals during a ceremony in Ontario to recognize their work improving Veterans’ well-being, as well as their commitment to commemorate Veterans’ sacrifices and achievements.


Wreath-laying ceremony in Ottawa to mark 66th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice

| Veterans Affairs Canada | media advisories

Chandra Arya, Member of Parliament for Nepean, His Excellency Maeng-ho Shin, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea, Bill Black, President, National Capital Unit 7, Korea Veterans Association, Veterans and guests will participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at the National War Memorial to mark the 66th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice, and to remember the service and sacrifice of those who fought for our freedom.


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