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The official Government of Canada delegation attends commemorative ceremonies in Ortona and the Moro River Canadian War Cemetery in Italy

December 2, 2019

On December 2, 2019 the Government of Canada delegation attended commemorative ceremonies at the Price of Peace Monument in Ortona, Italy, and the Moro River Canadian War Cemetery. Members of the delegation then visited the Cider Crossroads and Casa Berardi, where many Canadians were killed and many more were badly wounded in December 1943.

The Government of Canada delegation was led by Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, and Alexandra Bugailiskis, Ambassador of Canada to Italy.

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