Parks Canada

Parks Canada

August 23, 2010 15:15 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada Highlights the National Historic Significance of Bagotville Alert Hangar

SAGUENAY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Aug. 23, 2010) - The Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Minister of State (Agriculture) and Member of Parliament for Jonquière-Alma, will participate in a commemorative ceremony to highlight the National Historic Significance of the Alert Hangar at Canadian Forces Base Bagotville.

Minister Blackburn will make the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Jim Prentice, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, in the presence of several retired members of the military who served in Bagotville as well as local dignitaries.

Please note that this advisory is subject to change without notice.

The details are as follows:

Date: Wednesday, August, 25
   
Time: 9:30 a.m.
   
Location: Canadian Forces Base Bagotville 3 Wing (Main entrance on Road 170, parking at the entrance of the base)

Contact Information

  • Parks Canada
    Karine Parenteau
    Communications Advisor
    418-648-4984
    Cell.: 418-569-4460