Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

October 20, 2009 12:49 ET

Media Advisory: Canadian Forces Liaison Council Signing Ceremony, Quebec City Hall

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Oct. 20, 2009) - Media are invited to attend a special ceremony hosted by the Canadian Forces Liaison Council (CFLC) at Quebec City Hall, Thursday, October 22, 2009, at 2:00 p.m. (DST). Leaders of five Quebec City-based institutions and businesses will sign Statements of Support for their employees who serve in Canada's Reserve Force. His Honour Pierre Duchesne, Lieutenant Governor of Quebec, Monsieur Regis Labeaume, the Mayor of Quebec, Mr John Eaton, National Chair CFLC, Major-General Dennis Tabbernor, Chief Reserves and Cadets, and other senior civilian and military dignitaries are expected to attend. As well, Quebec reservist veterans of the Afghanistan mission will be on hand for the ceremony.

The CFLC is a national organization of senior executives, educators and business leaders whose mandate is to enhance the availability of reservists for their military duties by obtaining support and cooperation of organization leaders in Canada. The Council offers information to reservists and employers on matters relating to employer support.

Where: Hotel de Ville, 2, rue des Jardins, Quebec, Quebec

When: Thursday, October 22, 2009, at 2:00 p.m. (DST)

What: Quebec City-based business leaders will sign Statements of
Support for Canada's Reserve Force

Who: Signing businesses and institutions:
- SSQ Groupe financier
- INO (Institut national d'optique)
- Corporation des pilotes du Bas St-Laurent (CPBSL)
- Mairie de Quebec
- Association des chefs en securite incendie du Quebec

Note to editors/news directors:

Media are asked to arrive between 1:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. (DST) and present themselves to Captain Sonia Nadeau, CFLC Public Affairs, in the security-reception area.

For more information please contact Captain Sonia Nadeau, Public Affairs Officer,, 613-447-7280. Information about the CFLC is available online at

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