Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

June 04, 2009 11:17 ET

Media Advisory: Canadian Forces Welcome 46 New Recruits

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 4, 2009) - Forty-six new recruits from the Ottawa and Gatineau area will join the Canadian Forces (CF) during an enrolment ceremony starting at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, June 5, 2009 at the Cartier Square Drill Hall. The ceremony will be another important event in keeping with CF efforts to increase its recruiting intake.

General Walt Natynczyk, Chief of the Defence Staff, will officiate as the new recruits take the Oath of Allegiance or make the Solemn Affirmation.

Media are invited to attend the ceremony and the reception immediately following the ceremony. Media representatives will then have the opportunity to talk to the newest CF members.

Where: Cartier Square Drill Hall
2 Queen Elizabeth Drive, Ottawa

When: 5 June, 2009

Time: 9:30am

For more information about Canadian Forces recruiting, contact your local recruiting centre by calling 1-800-856-8488 or go to

NOTE: Media wishing to attend this event are asked to contact Megan MacLean at or call (613) 996-8495. Media must arrive at Cartier Square Drill Hall NLT 9:15 a.m.

Contact Information

  • Information: 1-866-377-0811/613-996-2353
    After hours: 613-792-2973