Ceremony to commemorate the Battle of Vimy Ridge

Media advisory

Givenchy-en-Gohelle, France The public and the media are invited to attend a Government of Canada ceremony to commemorate the Battle of Vimy Ridge at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France.

Mr. Tristan Landry, Counsellor and Head of Political Section, Embassy of Canada in France, will join Mr. Fabien Sudry, Prefect, Pas-de-Calais and official representative of the French Republic, members of the Canadian Armed Forces, Veterans, representatives from other countries and local mayors to pay tribute to all who have served their countries in times of war, conflict and peace.

Location:    Canadian National Vimy Memorial
                    Route D55 (Route d’Acheville)
                    Vimy, France

Date:          Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Time:          3:00 p.m. CEST  
                   (Please arrive before 2:30 p.m.)


Media contact:
Marie Cousin
Press Secretary
Embassy of Canada in France

Event contact:
Jean-Pierre J. Godbout
European Operations
Veterans Affairs Canada
(33) 07 57 41 97 67

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