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Jul 09, 2015, 14:15 ET

30,000th Daily Ceremony at Menin Gate Commemorates Courage and Sacrifice of Fallen

Daily tribute honours First World War soldiers with no known grave YPRES, Belgium, July 9, 2015 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada today honoured...

Jul 01, 2015, 11:15 ET

Ceremony in France marks 99th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme

A tribute to Newfoundlanders who fought during the First World War BEAUMONT-HAMEL, France, July 1, 2015 /CNW/ - On the occasion of the 99th...

Jun 30, 2015, 16:37 ET

Military Veterans get increased access to government jobs

Military Veterans and Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel get increased access to federal public service jobs OTTAWA, June 30, 2015 /CNW/ - The...

Jun 30, 2015, 10:00 ET

Government of Canada marks the Anniversary of the Battles of the Somme and Beaumont-Hamel

OTTAWA, June 30, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, issued the following statement to mark the 99th...

Jun 25, 2015, 18:50 ET

Government of Canada marks 65th anniversary of the start of the Korean War

OTTAWA, June 25, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today issued the following statement to mark the 65th...

Jun 20, 2015, 10:00 ET

Statement by Minister of Veterans Affairs on National Aboriginal Day

OTTAWA, June 20, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today issued the following statement to mark National...

Jun 05, 2015, 10:00 ET

Government of Canada marks the Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy

OTTAWA, June 5, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, issued the following statement to mark the 71st...

Jun 01, 2015, 10:15 ET

National standards being set for service dogs

Ground-breaking work to better serve Veterans living with mental health conditions CAMBRIDGE, ON, June 1, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Erin...

May 30, 2015, 10:00 ET

Statement - Government of Canada marks 113 years since the end of South African War

OTTAWA, May 30, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, issued the following statement to mark the 113th...

May 21, 2015, 12:00 ET

Government of France extends nomination deadline for Légion d'honneur

OTTAWA, May 21, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, provided an update today  on the Légion d'honneur...

May 12, 2015, 11:34 ET

Afghanistan mission and Victoria Cross recipients to be commemorated

National monuments to be unveiled in Ottawa in 2017 OTTAWA, May 12, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs,...

May 08, 2015, 09:00 ET

V-E Day marked with 70th anniversary of the Liberation of the Netherlands

Veterans and public gather to celebrate hard-won freedoms NORDRHAIN-WESTFALEN, Germany, May 8, 2015 /CNW/ - Parliamentary Secretary Rick Dykstra,...

May 04, 2015, 19:18 ET

Minister O'Toole marks Mental Health Week

Thanks to key partners, CAF members, Veterans and their respective families have access to a broad base of mental health services, including access...

May 04, 2015, 08:00 ET

Ceremony marks solemn day of remembrance in the Netherlands

A grateful Dutch nation extends its enduring gratitude to Canadian Veterans HOLTEN, THE NETHERLANDS, May 4, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Erin...

May 03, 2015, 14:15 ET

Harper Government marks 100th anniversary of the Second Battle of Ypres and In Flanders Fields

Minister Poilievre participates in commemorative ceremony and John McCrae statue unveiling OTTAWA, May, 3, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Pierre...

May 03, 2015, 12:00 ET

Statement - Minister O'Toole marks anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic

OTTAWA, May 3, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, issued the following statement to mark the anniversary of...

May 03, 2015, 09:00 ET

Government of Canada honours Netherlands liberators

Thousands join Veteran delegation in stirring ceremony to mark historic anniversary GROESBEEK, the Netherlands, May 3, 2015 /CNW/ - The...

May 01, 2015, 16:45 ET

Veteran delegation to mark 70th anniversary of the Liberation of the Netherlands

Generations join Veterans in celebrating historic bond between two nations OTTAWA, May 1, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of...

Apr 25, 2015, 09:00 ET

/R E P E A T -- Minister Yelich joins Royal Newfoundland Regiment at centennial ceremonies in Gallipoli/

Government of Canada delegation in Turkey to mark 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli Campaign GALLIPOLI PENINSULA, Turkey, April 24, 2015 /CNW/ -...

Apr 24, 2015, 22:15 ET

Minister Yelich joins Royal Newfoundland Regiment at centennial ceremonies in Gallipoli

Government of Canada delegation in Turkey to mark 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli Campaign GALLIPOLI PENINSULA, Turkey, April 24, 2015 /CNW/ -...