Government of Canada 75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy Signature Ceremony

Media advisory

Halifax, NS –The Government of Canada is hosting a signature public commemorative event in Halifax on June 6, 2019, to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy, and to remember those who served and sacrificed for our freedom.

Media are encouraged to invite the public to this event and share the details below:

Due to inclement weather conditions, please note the location has changed.

Date:                       June 6, 2019

Time:                      2:30 ADT

New Location:      Willow Park Armoury
                                 3225 Husky Drive
                                 Halifax, Nova Scotia

There will be a photo-op and interview opportunities with the official delegation members.

Members of the media who wish to cover this Canadian signature ceremony are asked to register by email to vac.media-medias.acc@canada.ca.

For more information, please visit the Veterans Affairs Canada website at veterans.gc.ca/d-day75. Join the conversation on social media by using the hashtags #CanadaRemembers and #DDay75.

As well as the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy, 2019 marks the 5th anniversary of the end of Canada’s Mission in Afghanistan, and the 75th anniversaries of the Battle of the Scheldt and the Italian Campaign during the Second World War.

Contacts

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

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