Parksville’s Laken Pavan, son of Parksville vet Master Corporal Kevin Paven, got to meet Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the 75th anniversary D-Day celebration at Juno Beach on June 6. - Submitted photo

Parksville youth meets Trudeau at D-Day celebration

Laken Pavan and his dad vet Master Cpl. Kevin Paven were at Juno Beach on June 6

Parksville youth Laken Pavan, son of Parksville vet Master Cpl. Kevin Paven, got to meet Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the 75th anniversary D-Day celebration at Juno Beach on June 6.

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Parksville resident (Ret) Master Corporal Kevin Paven and his son Laken attend the 75th anniversary of D-Day at Juno Beach on June 6. - Submitted photo

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