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Canadians recognized for their dedication to Veterans

| Veterans Affairs Canada | news releases

Canadians from coast to coast provide outstanding volunteer service to Veterans, their communities and their country. Since 2002, more than 1,050 Canadians have been formally recognized with the Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation for their service to Veterans. Every province and territory has had at least one of its residents awarded a Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation.

At destination! Combat boots welcomed to 75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy events in Halifax D-Day Veterans welcome combat boots of remembrance at the end of cross-Canada commemorative train journey.

| Veterans Affairs Canada | news releases

D-Day, and the ensuing Battle of Normandy, was one of Canada’s most significant military engagements of the 20th century. Through the commemorative journey this spring, Canadians have joined Veterans to pay tribute to the more than 90,000 Canadian soldiers who volunteered to serve our country and saw action in the Normandy Campaign.

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