Commander Canadian Army marks Indigenous Veterans Day


November 8, 2020 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

Lieutenant-General Wayne Eyre, Commander Canadian Army, issued the following statement to mark National Indigenous Veterans Day :

“As Defence Team Champion for Indigenous Peoples, I am proud to be speaking on behalf of the Canadian Armed Forces on this important day – a day for giving thanks to the men and women of Canada’s First Nations, Inuit, and Métis communities for their service and sacrifices.