Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

April 21, 2013 12:00 ET

Canadian Forces Base Halifax to Conduct Nuclear Emergency Exercise

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwired - April 21, 2013) - Residents of Halifax regional municipality, especially in the vicinity of 12 Wing Shearwater, are to be advised there will be a nuclear emergency exercise conducted on the lower and upper base along with the roads in the vicinity of the base between Tuesday, April 23 and Thursday, April 25.

These exercises are conducted bi-annually to ensure that personnel are familiar with emergency response plans and interoperability between local, provincial and Federal departments is practiced. There will be increased emergency vehicle movement and personnel participating in the exercise. Safety teams will monitor and control all activities. Any inconvenience to residents and motorists is regretted.

What: Nuclear emergency exercise
Where: 12 Wing Shearwater area
When: Tuesday - Thursday April 23 -25, 2013

For more information, please contact Mike Bonin, Canadian Forces Base Halifax Public Affairs Officer at 902-721-1968 or Captain Peter Ryan, Maritime Forces Atlantic Public Affairs at 902-427-6982.

Contact Information

  • Mike Bonin
    Canadian Forces Base Halifax
    Public Affairs Officer

    Captain Peter Ryan
    Maritime Forces Atlantic Public Affairs

    CFB Halifax Public Affairs
    Mobile: 902-497-0566
    902-721-7819 (FAX)