Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

November 19, 2009 14:25 ET

Media Advisory: Minister of National Defence to Meet With United States Secretary of Defense in Halifax

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 19, 2009) - The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence and Minister for the Atlantic Gateway and Dr. Robert M. Gates, United States Secretary of Defense, will meet in Halifax to discuss a variety of issues related to Canada-United States defence relations. A brief media availability and photo opportunity will follow the meeting.



Where: Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada, 5425 Sackville
Street (Citadel Hill), Halifax, N.S.
When: Friday, November 20, 2009
Time: 12:35 p.m. AST
What: Media availability with Minister MacKay and Secretary Gates


NOTE TO EDITORS

Media wishing to attend are asked to register with Joint Task Force Atlantic (JTFA) Public Affairs office at (902) 427-3766 by 09:00 a.m. (AST) on Friday, November 20, 2009, and should arrive at the venue no later than 12:00 p.m. (AST). Journalists must have valid photo identification in order to cover this event. Media parking will be available at the back of the Fort.

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