Government of Canada to mark 75th anniversary of V-J Day and end of the Second World War
Ottawa, ON – To mark the 75th anniversary of Victory over Japan Day and the end of the Second World War, the Government of Canada will hold a wreath-laying ceremony at the National War Memorial. Marie-France Lalonde, Member of Parliament for Orléans, will deliver remarks and lay a wreath on behalf of Canada.
Location: National War Memorial
Date: Saturday, 15 August 2020
Time: 10:45 EDT
Media and invited guests are asked to respect the social distancing practices outlined by the Public Health Agency of Canada and provincial health authorities.
Keeping two metres apart from others and wearing a face mask are highly recommended. As per current public health guidance, please do not attend the event if you are feeling unwell or experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19.
Media who wish to attend are asked to register ahead of time at email@example.com. Photos will be available following the event for those unable to attend. The event will also be streamed live through the Canada Remembers Facebook page.
Veterans Affairs Canada
Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs
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