Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

March 18, 2009 16:39 ET

Media Advisory: Manitoba Employers to Receive Awards for Support to the Reserve Force

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - March 18, 2009) - Seven organizations, including local businesses and educational institutions, will receive awards for their support to Canada's Reserve Force, Thursday, March 19, 2009. Major-General Dennis Tabbernor, Chief Reserves and Cadets, will preside over the ceremony. Organized by the Canadian Forces Liaison Council (CFLC), the ceremony will also be attended by Mr. Bob Vandewater, Provincial Chair for the CFLC.

Where: Canad Inns Polo Park, 1404 St. Matthews Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba

When: Thursday, March 19, 2009 at 12 noon.
(Media are asked to arrive between 11:30 and 11:45 a.m.
and present themselves to Commander Claude Michon.)

What: Major-General Dennis Tabbernor and Mr. Bob Vandewater will
present Canadian Forces Liaison Council provincial awards to
Manitoba employers who have been supportive of the Reserve

Who: Organizations receiving awards will include:
- Simplot Canada Ltd.
- Garden Valley School Division
- MTS Allstream Inc.
- Winnipeg Remand Centre
- St. Boniface General Hospital
- Standard Aero

Further details about CFLC or the Reserve Force Employer Support Program can be found on the Internet at

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