Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

November 29, 2007 13:55 ET

Media Advisory: Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence to Attend 'Operation: Hockey Night in Afghanistan' Event, in Calgary, Alberta

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Nov. 29, 2007) - The Honourable Laurie Hawn, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence, will attend and deliver remarks at the 'Operation Hockey Night in Afghanistan' event, November 29, in Calgary, Alberta.

WHERE: Sport Chek, Deerfoot Meadows Store, 1160 - 33 Heritage Meadows Way SE, Calgary, AB.

WHEN: Thursday, November 29, 2007

TIME: 11:00

Calgary-based retailer Sport Chek will officially launch 'Operation: Hockey Night in Afghanistan', a special initiative to send a large shipment of new hockey equipment and jerseys to Canadian troops playing ball hockey in Afghanistan as a way to thank them for their service and help boost morale.

Contact Information

  • Office of the Minister of National Defence
    Jay Paxton
    Press Secretary
    613-996-3100