Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

May 05, 2011 11:22 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada Announcement on Flood Relief Efforts in Quebec

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 5, 2011) - Media are invited to attend an update by the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of Natural Resources Canada, on behalf of the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, on the Government of Canada's decision to send the Canadian Forces to provide assistance to the residents of Quebec.

When:Thursday, May 5, 2011, at 1 p.m. (EST)
Where:Conference Room D, National Defence Headquarters, 101 Colonel By Drive

Notes to editor / news director:

Media are asked to arrive at 12:15 p.m. Entrance will be through the Nicholas Street security gate.

Media may join the news conference by telephone at the following number: 1-877-974-0450 for all calls from within North America or 416-644-3418 for calls from outside North America.

Imagery of the Canadian Forces assisting with flood relief efforts, will be available after the news conference: http://www.combatcamera.forces.gc.ca/common/combatcamera/home-eng.asp

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