Royal Canadian Navy

Royal Canadian Navy

August 27, 2012 10:00 ET

Media Advisory: Her Majesty's Canadian Ship Ville De Quebec Visits Toronto

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 27, 2012) - The commander and crew of Her Majesty's Canadian Ship (HMCS) Ville de Québec are pleased to invite media and the general public to visit their ship August 29 through to September 3, 2012.

HMCS Ville de Québec will arrive in Toronto on Wednesday, August 29th, at approximately 8 a.m. as part of the Great Lakes Deployment (GLD). Arriving with HMCS Ville de Québec will be the American ship USCGC Biscayne Bay. Both ships will be berthed at Corus Quay/Sugar Beach at the foot of Jarvis.

Schedule:

Visit Dates and Times Activities
29 August - 8 a.m. (approx.) Arrival in Toronto
30 August- 1 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Open to public (no charge)
31 August - 2 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.
2 September - 1 to 5 p.m.
3 September - 9 a.m. Departure for Windsor

Please note that all guests, media included, must be in possession of valid photo identification in order to gain access to the ship.

Note to Editors / News Directors:

For further information about the ships arrival in Toronto and/or to set up media opportunities with the ship and crew, please contact Jeri Grychowski at 902-441-3789 or at Jeri.Grychowski@forces.gc.ca.

For information about participating American ships, please contact Lieutenant-Commander Ron Flesvig at 757-513-3426 or at Ron.Flesvig@gmail.com.

For more information on the GLD go to www.forces.ca/en/gld/gld2012-209.

Contact Information

  • Maritime Forces Public Affairs
    902-427-3766
    902-427-2218 (FAX)