Turn to Busan ceremony to honour Canadians’ service and sacrifices in the Korean War

Media Advisory

OttawaMona Fortier, Member of Parliament for Ottawa-Vanier, on behalf of the Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will participate in the annual Turn to Busan commemorative ceremony to pay tribute to Canadians who served and died in the Korean War. This ceremony is held in partnership with the Korea Veterans Association of Canada and mirrors the annual international ceremony hosted overseas.

Location:  
Jean Pigott Place
Ottawa City Hall
110 Laurier Ave W
Ottawa, Ontario

Date:         
Friday, November 10, 2017

Time:       
8:30 p.m. EST Ceremony begins           

This Veterans’ Week, express your gratitude and appreciation for Canadian Armed Forces members, Veterans, Royal Canadian Mounted Police members, and all of those who have given their lives in service, who come from diverse ethnic, linguistic, cultural and regional backgrounds. Join the conversation on social media by using the hashtags #CanadaRemembers and #Passchendaele100, or visit canada.ca/canada-remembers.

Media inquiries:

Media Relations
Veterans Affairs Canada
613-992-7468
vac.media-medias.acc@vac-acc.gc.ca

Alex Wellstead
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs
613-996-4649


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