Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

October 06, 2010 11:24 ET

Media Advisory: 1st Canadian Division HQ Re-establishment Ceremony at CFB Kingston

KINGSTON, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 6, 2010) - Media are invited to attend a unique and historical ceremony in which the 1st Canadian Division HQ will be re-established at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 7, at 6 Red Patch Ave, CFB Kingston, Ont. 

The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, will be available to speak to the media at 9:45 a.m., followed by Major-General David Fraser, Commander of the 1st Canadian Division.

Media are asked to meet Public Affairs staff at 8:20 a.m. at the intersection of Blue Bell Lane and Red Patch Ave., where parking will be available. Media should be prepared to be in place by 8:30 a.m., and to remain until the parade ends. 

Contact Information

  • Maj. Bernard Dionne
    1st Canadian Division Public Affairs Officer
    613-541-5010, extension 8172