News Release Archive

The Governor General's Office announced late yesterday (Thursday,
June 6) 23 draegermen and bare-faced miners of the Westray Mine
Disaster will be invited to receive Medals of Bravery at a
special ceremony at Government House, Halifax, at 10 a.m.,
Friday, June 21.

The presentations will be made by Lieutenant Governor John James
Kinley on behalf of Governor General Romeo LeBlanc.

Media logistics and details on the ceremony at Government House
will be released on Monday, June 10.

A copy of the  news release issued from the Governor General's
Office is available by contacting Carla Burns (902) 424-2876, or


Contact: Carla Burns  902-424-2876

trp                      June 07, 1996 - 9:30 a.m.