Government of Canada to announce design for the National Monument to Canada’s Mission in Afghanistan

Media advisory

Ottawa, ONThe Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will announce the selected design for the National Monument to Canada’s Mission in Afghanistan.

The Minister and other event participants will be available to media following the event.

Location:    Canadian War Museum
                      LeBreton Gallery
                      1 Vimy Place
                      Ottawa, ON K1A 0M8

Date:           Monday, 19 June 2023

Time:           11:00 EDT

This event will also be live streamed on Facebook in English and French.

Registration: Journalists who want to participate must register in advance by contacting with their name and media outlet.      

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


Media Relations
Veterans Affairs Canada

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

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