Government of Canada to announce important investments in overseas memorials 

Media advisory

Givenchy-en-Gohelle, France The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will make an important announcement regarding the Government of Canada’s commitment to preserve the legacy of Canadians and Newfoundlanders who served on the battlefields of Europe.

Minister MacAulay, along with other event participants, will be available to media following the announcement.

Location:  Canadian National Vimy Memorial
                    Route départementale 55, Chemin des Canadiens
                    62580 Givenchy-en-Gohelle, France

Date:          Wednesday, 1 March 2023

Time:         14:00 CET

If you have any accessibility needs, please let us know and we will work with you to enable your participation.

Anyone interested in but unable to attend this event is welcome to watch the livestream on our Facebook page


Media Relations
Veterans Affairs Canada

Erika Lashbrook Knutson
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs

Embassy of Canada in France

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