Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

May 14, 2009 09:37 ET

Media Advisory: Canadian Coast Guard Invites Media to Information Session on Search and Rescue Operations

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - May 14, 2009) - The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) wishes to invite the media to an information session on its search and rescue operations.

Date: Monday, May 18, 2009

Time: From 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Place: Officers' Mess
Naval Reserve
144 Dalhousie Street
Quebec City, Quebec G1K 4C1

Program: Presentation on CCG search and rescue operations
Presentation on the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary (CCGA)
Photo opportunities during on-water simulation exercises

Take this opportunity to meet with CCG and CCGA search and rescue specialists prior to the start of the boating season. The on-water simulations will also provide you with unique photo opportunities, as one craft will be reserved for photographers and cameramen.

Please confirm your attendance with Nathalie Letendre before Friday, May 15, 2009, by calling 418-649-6297 or by e-mailing her at

For additional information on search and rescue operations, visit

Please note that poor weather conditions during the on-water simulation exercises could compromise the event.

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