Veterans Affairs Canada

  1. As Canadians, we are called to remember and honour the sacrifice of those who have served our country in times of war, military conflict and peace.
  2. Canadians have many reasons to show gratitude to our Veterans. Whether for the freedoms and peace that we enjoy at home today, or for the peace they helped establish and maintain around the world.
  3. A call for applications for the Veteran and Family Well Being Fund is also being launched to support organizations that improve the well-being of Veterans and their families
  4. The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will announce new funding recipients under the Veteran and Family Well-Being Fund and the launch of the 2021 call for applications.
  5. Canadians have many reasons to show gratitude to our Veterans. Whether for the freedoms and peace that we enjoy at home today, or for the peace they helped establish and maintain around the world.
  6. Preserving the legacy and honouring the courage and sacrifices of Canadians and Newfoundlanders who served.
  7. The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will present the Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation to two individuals during a ceremony in Souris to recognize their efforts to improve Veterans’ well‑being, as well as their exemplary work commemorating Veterans’ sacrifices and achievements.
  8. The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, and the Honourable Seamus O’Regan Jr., Minister of Natural Resources, will announce a project to conserve and manage forests at the Canadian First World War memorials at Vimy and Beaumont-Hamel.