Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

June 07, 2007 13:13 ET

Media Advisory: Military to Honour Civilian Employers and Educators

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 7, 2007) - John Craig Eaton, National Chair of the Canadian Forces Liaison Council, and the Vice Chief of the Defence Staff Lieutenant-General Walter Natynczyk, will be presenting awards to 17 Canadian employers and educational institutions.

Where: 101 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa (National Defence Headquarters),
main concourse

When: Saturday, June 09 2007 at 2:00pm

What: National Awards ceremony recognizing civilian organizations'
exceptional support to members of the Reserve Force.

Who: The recipients of the 2007 CFLC Supportive Employer Awards are:

Most Supportive Employer in Canada: Bell Aliant

Support to Canadian Forces Operations - International: Vancouver
Police Department

Support to Canadian Forces Operations - Domestic: VanOostrum
Farm Equipment Ltd.

Special Award for Support to the Reserve Force:
Retail Wholesale and Department Store Union

Special Award for Support to the Reserve Force: London
International Airport

Support to Student Reservists : Universite du Quebec a Trois-

Special Award for Support to the Reserve Force: The Government
of Nova Scotia

Most Supportive Employer, British Columbia:
Lewkowich Geotechnical Engineering Ltd.

Most Supportive Employer, Alberta: Ideaca Knowledge
Services Ltd.

Most Supportive Employer, Saskatchewan: Saskatoon Co-operative

Most Supportive Employer, Manitoba: Simplot Canada II

Most Supportive Employer, Ontario: WestJet

Most Supportive Employer, Quebec :
Cooperative des techniciens ambulanciers du Quebec

Most Supportive Employer, New Brunswick:
City of Moncton - Moncton Fire Department

Most Supportive Employer, Nova Scotia:
Chignecto-Central Regional School Board, Bible Hill Central
Elementary School

Most Supportive Employer, Prince Edward Island:
PEI Area Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Conservation and

Most Supportive Employer, Newfoundland and Labrador: Bell Aliant

Contact Information

  • or to arrange accreditation
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    Major Richard Gower
    613-992-3284 or 1-800-567-9908