Parliamentary Secretary Samson to unveil poster commemorating 75th anniversary of the Liberation of the Netherlands

Media advisory

Halifax, NS –  Darrell Samson, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will present the poster commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Liberation of the Netherlands and V-E Day, alongside Veterans of the Second World War on behalf of the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay.

Location:        Camp Hill Veterans Memorial Building
                         5955 Veterans Memorial Ln
                         Halifax, NS

Date:               Thursday, 5 March 2020

Time:               2:00 PM AST

There will be media availability via teleconference with the Veteran featured on the poster on 4 March 2020. Please contact media relations at Veterans Affairs Canada for more details and to register. The teleconference with Veteran is under embargo until end of ceremony on March 5. The featured Veteran will be attending a poster unveiling ceremony in Vancouver.

Join the conversation on social media by using #VEDay75, #Netherlands75 and #CanadaRemembers; learn more at veterans.gc.ca.

The 75th anniversary of the Liberation of the Netherlands and the end of the Second World War in Europe (V-E Day) will be marked by events in Canada and overseas.

Contacts

Media Relations
Veterans Affairs Canada
613-992-7468

vac.media-medias.acc@canada.ca
   

John Embury
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs
john.embury@canada.ca

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