Minister MacAulay to participate in virtual ceremony to mark  75th anniversary of the Liberation of the Netherlands and V-E day

Media advisory

Ottawa, ON –  On 8 May 2020, the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence will participate in a virtual ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of the Liberation of the Netherlands and V-E Day, that will be broadcast through the Canada Remembers Facebook page.

The ceremony will pay tribute to the sacrifices and brave efforts of Canadians who fought to defend the values that we hold dear: peace, democracy, the rule of law and human rights.

Location:         Virtual Ceremony – Veterans Affairs Canada
                          Canada Remembers – Facebook Page

Date:                 Friday, 8 May 2020

Time:                12:45 PM ET

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


Media Relations
Veterans Affairs Canada

John Embury
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs

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