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Oct 02, 2014, 10:00 ET

Statement - Minister Fantino Marks the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of the Scheldt

OTTAWA, Oct. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today issued the following statement to mark the...

Sep 21, 2014, 09:00 ET

Statement - Minister Fantino marks the 74th anniversary of the Battle of Britain

OTTAWA, Sept. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today issued the following statement to mark the 74th...

Sep 13, 2014, 16:00 ET

Minister of Veterans Affairs visits North Vancouver and announces Government of Canada support for First World War Commemorative project

NORTH VANCOUVER, Sept.13, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, along with Andrew Saxton, Member of Parliament...

Sep 12, 2014, 18:30 ET

Minister of Veterans Affairs honours Vancouver Islanders for outstanding contributions to Canada's Veterans

The Honourable Julian Fantino presents commendations at a ceremony in Victoria VICTORIA, BC, Sept. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino,...

Sep 11, 2014, 14:15 ET

Minister of Veterans Affairs honours British Columbians for outstanding contributions to Canada's Veterans

The Honourable Julian Fantino presents commendations at a ceremony in Vancouver VANCOUVER, Sept. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino,...

Sep 10, 2014, 09:47 ET

Minister of Veterans Affairs Announces New National Tribute to Mark 75th Anniversary of Canada's Engagement in the Second World War

Ceremonies across the country honouring SWW Canadian Veterans VANCOUVER, Sept. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of...

Sep 04, 2014, 11:18 ET

Minister of Veterans Affairs honours Quebecers for outstanding contributions to Canada's Veterans

The Honourable Julian Fantino presents commendations at a ceremony in Vaudreuil-Dorion VAUDREUIL-DORION, QC, Sept 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable...

Sep 03, 2014, 12:26 ET

Statement - Minister Fantino marks Merchant Navy Veterans Day and 75th anniversary of the start of the Battle of the Atlantic

OTTAWA, Sept. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today issued the following statement to mark...

Aug 19, 2014, 11:07 ET

Minister of Veterans Affairs Welcomes Report on Permanent Impairment Allowance and Supplement

Veterans Affairs Canada working with Veterans Ombudsman on improving benefits OTTAWA, Aug. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino,...

Aug 18, 2014, 10:00 ET

Statement - Minister Fantino Marks 72nd Anniversary of Dieppe Raid

OTTAWA, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today issued the following statement to mark the 72nd...

Aug 16, 2014, 10:45 ET

Government of Canada Honours Veterans at the 93rd Warriors' Day Parade

TORONTO, Aug. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Ted Opitz, Member of Parliament for Etobicoke Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of...

Aug 15, 2014, 12:00 ET

Canada Marks 70th Anniversary of Allied Landings in Provence, France

The Honourable Christian Paradis represents Canada at international ceremony TOULON, France, Aug. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Government...

Aug 15, 2014, 10:00 ET

Statement - Minister Fantino Marks 69th Anniversary of V-J Day

OTTAWA, Aug. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today issued the following statement to mark the 69th...

Aug 09, 2014, 10:00 ET

Minister Julian Fantino Marks National Peacekeepers' Day

OTTAWA, Aug. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today issued the following statement to mark National...

Aug 05, 2014, 11:30 ET

Government of Canada Invests in a Canadian Remembrance Trail in Belgium

Minister of Veterans Affairs visits grave of last Canadian soldier killed in action during First World War ZONNEBEKE, Belgium, Aug. 5, 2014...

Aug 04, 2014, 11:44 ET

Statement - Minister of Veterans Affairs Marks the launch of World Wars Commemoration period and the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War

OTTAWA, Aug. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today issued the following statement to mark the launch...

Aug 01, 2014, 14:53 ET

Government of Canada to Commemorate 70th Anniversary of the Italian Campaign

Minister of Veterans Affairs invites Canadian Veterans of the Italian Campaign to take part in ceremonies in Italy OTTAWA, Aug. 1, 2014 /CNW/ -...

Jul 28, 2014, 11:00 ET

Government of Canada invests in the Korean War Royal Canadian Navy Destroyers Monument

BURLINGTON, ON, July 28, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today participated in an unveiling of the...

Jul 27, 2014, 11:00 ET

Statement - Minister Fantino Marks Korean Armistice and Korean War Veterans Day

OTTAWA, July 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today issued the following statement to recognize the...

Jul 24, 2014, 10:27 ET

Minister of Veterans Affairs presents British Arctic Star medal to Second World War Veteran James William Galloway

HAMILTON, ON, July 24, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, presented James William Galloway, a Second World...