Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

March 15, 2011 10:50 ET

Media Advisory: Canadian Forces Liaison Council to Present Provincial Awards for Support to Canadian Forces Reservists

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - March 15, 2011) - Media are invited to an awards ceremony, which will be held in conjunction with the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce meeting on Wednesday, March 16, 2011, at 11:30 a.m. (CST) and where the Canadian Forces Liaison Council (CFLC) will formally recognize two civilian employers for their outstanding support to the Canadian Forces Reservists they employ.

When: Wednesday, March 16, 2011, at 11:30 a.m (CST).
Where: Provincial Ballroom, 11th Floor, Radisson Hotel, 288 Portage Ave, Winnipeg.
What: CFLC Manitoba Northwest Ontario Employer Support Awards Ceremony.
Who: The CFLC Chair for Manitoba Northwest Ontario, Mr. Robert Vandewater, will preside over the awards ceremony. Major-General Dennis Tabbernor, Chief Reserves and Cadets, will assist in the presentation of awards.

Note to Editors:

There will be a photo/interview opportunity with the recipients, who will be accompanied by the military members who nominated them for the award.

Media representatives are asked to confirm their attendance by contacting Lieutenant Donna Riguidel at (204) 833-2500 ext. 6543. Media representatives are asked to be at the venue no later than 11 a.m.

You may also contact the CFLC Secretariat at 1-800-567-9908 or by e-mail at Information about the CFLC and the Reserve Force Employer Support is available online at

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