Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

March 04, 2009 15:19 ET

Media Advisory: Alberta Employers to Receive Awards for Support to the Reserve Force

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - March 4, 2009) - Eight organizations, including local businesses and educational institutions, will receive awards for their support to Canada's Reserve Force, Friday, March 6, 2009. His Honour, The Honourable Norman L. Kwong, CM, AOE, Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, will preside over the ceremony. Organized by the Canadian Forces Liaison Council (CFLC) in cooperation with the Office of the Lieutenant Governor, the ceremony will be attended by Colonel Art Wriedt, Commander 41 Canadian Brigade Group, and Mr. Gary Agnew, Provincial Chair for CFLC.

Where: Government House, 12845 - 102 Avenue, Edmonton, AB

When: Friday, March 6, 2009 at 11:30 a.m.
(Media are asked to arrive between 11:15 and 11:45 a.m. and
present themselves to Lieutenant Colonel Brian Hodgson, CFLC
Liaison Officer.)

What: His Honour, The Honourable Norman L. Kwong, Lieutenant Governor
of Alberta, will present Canadian Forces Liaison Council
provincial awards to Alberta employers who have been supportive
of the Reserve Force.

Who: Organizations receiving awards will include:
- The City of Calgary, as represented by His Worship David
Bronconnier, Mayor
- ECL Group of Companies
- Wheatland and District Emergency Medical Services
- St. Joseph's Collegiate, Christ the Redeemer Catholic Schools
- Mount Royal College
- UPA Construction Group LP
- Delta Valve Canada, a Division of Curtiss Wright Flow Control
- D.A. Watt Consulting Group Ltd.

Further details about CFLC or the Reserve Force Employer Support Program can be found on the Internet at

Contact Information

  • Lieutenant Colonel Brian Hodgson
    Captain John Weingardt
    Public Affairs Officer
    Chief Reserves and Cadets
    CFLC Secretariat