Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

February 27, 2009 13:35 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada to Announce New Measures Improving Support of Canadian Forces Personnel

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 27, 2009) - The Honourable Peter Gordon MacKay, Minister of National Defence and Minister for the Atlantic Gateway, and the Honourable Greg Kerr, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs, will make an announcement regarding the care of ill and injured Canadian Forces (CF) personnel, former personnel, their families and the families of the deceased as follows:

Date: Monday, March 2, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. (AST)
Location: Officers' Mess, Canadian Forces Base Halifax

Technical Brief: A 60-minute technical briefing will be conducted immediately following the ministerial announcement for participating media.

Contact Information

  • Information: 613-996-2353/1-866-377-0811
    After hours: 613-792-2973
    CFB Halifax
    Mike Bonin
    Base Public Affairs Officer
    902-721-1968 or Cellular phone: 902-497-0566