Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

January 18, 2010 12:09 ET

Media Advisory: Availability with the Minister of National Defence, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and the Chief of the Defence Staff at Canadian Forces Base Valcartier

CFB VALCARTIER, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Jan. 18, 2010) - There will be a media availability with The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence and Minister for the Atlantic Gateway, The Honourable Josee Verner, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, President of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada and Minister for La Francophonie, along with the Chief of the Defence Staff, General Walt Natynczyk at CFB Valcartier. The Ministers and the Chief of the Defence Staff will be meeting with Canadian Forces personnel to thank them for their work as part of Op HESTIA.

WHEN: 1:45 p.m., January 18, 2010 - Media representatives are asked to be present at the front gate of the base no later than 1:15 p.m.

WHERE: CFB Valcartier

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