Minister O’Regan launches 65th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice events

Media advisory

Ottawa, ON – The Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, along with His Excellency Shin Maeng-Ho, Ambassador of the Republic Korea to Canada, will unveil a poster to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice. Korean War Veteran and artist Ted Zuber, whose painting is featured on the poster, and students from Nepean High School will also participate in this event.

Location:        Korean Cultural Centre Canada
                       150 Elgin Street
                       Ottawa

Date:              Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Time:              12:00 EDT

Join the conversation on social media by using the hashtags #Korea65 and #CanadaRemembers or visit veterans.gc.ca

This year, the Government of Canada will mark the 65th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice, the 100th anniversary of Canada’s Hundred Days and the end of the First World War, and the 10th anniversary of National Peacekeepers’ Day.

After the event, Minister O’Regan and Mr. Zuber will be available for media interviews.

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
alex.wellstead@canada.ca

 

Natalie SoEan Her
Executive Assistant to the Defence Attaché
Embassy of the Republic of Korea to Canada
613-244-5027
Defenceaide@mofa.go.kr

 

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