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SOURCE Veterans Affairs Canada
The Honourable Julian Fantino presents commendations at a ceremony in Vaudreuil-Dorion
VAUDREUIL-DORION, QC, Sept 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today honoured the following 19 Quebec residents with commendations for their exemplary service to Veterans:
The Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation is awarded to individuals who have contributed to the care and well-being of Veterans or to the remembrance of the contributions, sacrifices and achievements of Veterans.
"It is a privilege to recognize the selfless efforts of these dedicated individuals who have generously given of their time and energy to support and care for our Veterans. Their exemplary contributions are indicative of the enormous respect and gratitude shared by all Canadians for the men and women who have served in uniform."
The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs
"It is a pleasure to honour these extraordinary men and women for their commitment to Canada's Veterans. On behalf of the Province of Quebec, and all Canadians, I would like to express my most sincere gratitude."
The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs, and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec
"On behalf of all Senators, I would like to congratulate the devoted men and women who received the Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation today. They have contributed greatly, and in an exemplary manner, to the care and recognition of Canada's Veterans and their families."
Senator Larry Smith
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