Public Works and Government Services Canada

Public Works and Government Services Canada

April 18, 2008 12:32 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada Awards Multi-Ship Refit Contract to Halifax Shipyards

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - April 18, 2008) - The Honourable Peter Gordon MacKay, Minister of National Defence and Minister of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, will make an important announcement that will result in industrial benefits and job creation for Canadians.



Date: April 21, 2008

Time: 2:30 p.m. (Atlantic Daylight Time)

Location: Halifax Shipyards
Under a tent in the parking lot
3099 Barrington Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia


Parking: Media are to park outside the gates.

Interested media are requested to confirm their attendance with Media Relations at 819-956-2315 or by email at ncr.mediarelations@pwgsc.gc.ca no later than 10:00 a.m. (Atlantic Daylight Time) on Monday, April 21, 2008.

Contact Information

  • Office of Minister MacKay
    Jay Paxton
    Press Secretary
    613-996-3100
    or
    Department of National Defence
    Media Liaison Office
    613-996-2353/2354
    or
    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    Media Relations
    819-956-2315