Government of Canada

Government of Canada

December 12, 2012 11:39 ET

Media Advisory: Media Lock-Up and Technical Briefing on Key Items of the Seven-Point Plan on Replacing Canada's Fighter Jets

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 12, 2012) - The Government of Canada will provide information on key elements of its Seven-Point Plan on replacing Canada's fighter jets. Six documents will be released.

Media lock-up / Technical briefing:

Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Time: 1:30 p.m. Registration
1:45 p.m. Briefing begins
3:15 p.m. Embargo lifted

Location: Aboriginal Peoples Committee Room, 160-s, Centre Block, Parliament Hill, Ottawa ON

(For journalists accredited by the Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery only)

A media lock-up will be held to allow reporters to review the documents prior to release. Senior officials will explain the documents. Reporters will then be able to ask questions. They will be required to sign a non-disclosure agreement upon arrival. Photo ID must be shown.

Reporters must respect the media embargo until it is lifted at 3:15 p.m. Journalists will then be allowed to leave the media lock-up. Cell phones, wireless handheld devices (e.g. BlackBerry), pagers and other electronic devices must be left with the staff upon arrival.

Laptop users must disable wireless capabilities prior to arrival. Internet access will be available once the embargo is lifted.

Contact Information

  • Media Relations
    Public Works and Government Services Canada