Ceremony to commemorate Korean War Armistice and Canadian naval involvement in Korean War

Media advisory

Burlington, ON – Pam Damoff, Member of Parliament for Oakville North – Burlington, on behalf of the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will join the Honourable Yonah Martin, Senator for British Columbia, Ken Griffith, President of the Korea Veterans Association of Canada, Unit 26 Hamilton and other officials in commemorating the 65th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice and the contributions and sacrifices of the Royal Canadian Navy during the conflict. The ceremony and wreath laying will be held at the Korean War Royal Canadian Navy Destroyers Monument.   

Location:         Spencer Smith Park
                        1400 Lakeshore Road
                        Burlington, Ontario

Date:               Sunday, July 29, 2018

Time:               10:45 EDT

Join the conversation on social media by using #Korea65 and #CanadaRemembers; learn more at veterans.gc.ca.

In 2018, the Government of Canada will mark the 65th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice, the 10th anniversary of National Peacekeepers’ Day and the 100th anniversary of Canada’s Hundred Days and the end of the First World War.

Contacts

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

Alex Wellstead
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs
alex.wellstead@canada.ca

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