Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

June 03, 2009 09:56 ET

Media Advisory: Canadian Forces Liaison Council Hosts the 2009 National Employer Support Awards

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 3, 2009) - Fifteen organizations, including government, business and educational institutions, will receive awards for their outstanding support to Canada's Reserve Force, Friday, June 5, 2009. The Canadian Forces Liaison Council (CFLC) will present the Eighth Biennial National Awards to organizations from across Canada for their support to the Reserve Force. Mr. Laurie Hawn, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence, General Walt Natynczyk, Chief of the Defence Staff, and other senior civilian and military dignitaries are expected to attend. The event will be hosted by Mr. Don Newman, well-known broadcast journalist.



Where: Canadian War Museum, 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa, ON, K1A 0M8

When: Friday, June 5, 2009 at 6:00 p.m.

What: The CFLC will present the Eighth Biennial National Awards
to organizations from across Canada for their support to
the Reserve Force.

Who: Organizations to receive awards include:

- General Dynamics Canada Ltd.
- Windsor Police Service
- York Regional Police
- Universite du Quebec a Trois-Rivieres
- City of Calgary
- HHM Transportation Solutions
- Ladner / St. Stephen's Pastoral Charge, United Church of Canada
- D.A. Watt Consulting Group, Ltd.
- Saskatoon District Health Board
- Simplot Canada, Ltd.
- Commission Scolaire Harricana
- University of New Brunswick, Dean of Science
- Sobey's Inc.
- Federal Express Canada (FedEx)
- Eastern School District (St. John's NL)


Note to editors/news directors:

Media are asked to arrive between 6:00 and 6:15 p.m. and present themselves to Ms. Myriam Bower, CFLC Public Affairs Representative, 613-608-2185.

Further details about CFLC or the Reserve Force Employer Support Program are available online at http://www.cflc.forces.gc.ca.

Contact Information

  • Captain John Weingardt
    Public Affairs Representative
    Chief Reserves and Cadets
    613-996-6135
    john.weingardt@forces.gc.ca
    or
    Ms. Myriam Bower
    613-995-8893 or 613-608-2185
    or
    Information: 1-866-377-0811/613-996-2353
    After hours: 613-792-2973
    www.forces.gc.ca