Canadian Forest Industries: Feds, Volvo Group commit funding to continue Highway of Heroes Tree Campaign

Volunteers from Volvo Trucks Canada, Mack Trucks Canada, Volvo Construction Equipment, Volvo Financial Services and Mack Financial Services joined members of the Canadian Armed Forces, Military Veterans and volunteers from the local community to plant 300 more trees in support of the Highway of Heroes Tree Campaign.

Volunteers from Volvo Trucks Canada, Mack Trucks Canada, Volvo Construction Equipment, Volvo Financial Services and Mack Financial Services joined members of the Canadian Armed Forces, Military Veterans and volunteers from the local community to plant 300 more trees in support of the Highway of Heroes Tree Campaign.

On June 14, the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, joined the Hon. Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs, to attend a Highway of Heroes Tree Campaign community event. There Canadian Armed Forces member, Corporal Nick Kerr, was presented with the Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation for outstanding dedication to volunteer work with the Highway of Heroes Tree Campaign. The Prime Minister and Minister MacAulay also highlighted the 2019 Federal Budget proposal to provide $2.9 million through Veterans Affairs Canada over three years, to support the construction of the Highway of Heroes Living Tribute.

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