Government of Canada

Government of Canada

March 06, 2013 15:24 ET

Media Advisory: Harper Government to Make Shipbuilding Announcement

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - March 6, 2013) - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister for Status of Women, and the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, will make an important announcement about shipbuilding.

Date: Thursday, March 7, 2013
Time: 9:00 a.m.(Atlantic)
Location: Irving Shipbuilding's Halifax Shipyard
Yard Training Room
3099 Barrington Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia

*Photo opportunity and media availability


  • Media should arrive no later than 8:45 a.m.
  • Media should report to security personnel at the gatehouse. A government-issued ID must be presented at the gatehouse.
  • Media can park in Irving Shipbuilding's main Halifax Shipyard parking lot. Please note that parking is limited.
  • Flat-soled shoes are recommended; steel-toed boots are preferred.

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Contact Information

  • Amber Irwin
    Office of the Honourable Rona Ambrose

    Media Relations
    Public Works and Government Services Canada