Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

May 03, 2013 14:19 ET

Media Advisory: Minister of Fisheries and Oceans to Make an Announcement Regarding Funding for Search and Rescue Prevention and Response

CFB GAGETOWN, NEW BRUNSWICK--(Marketwired - May 3, 2013) - On May 4, 2013, the Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Minister for the Atlantic Gateway, on behalf of the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence and Lead Minister for Search and Rescue, will make an announcement regarding funding for search and rescue prevention and response in Canada.

When: Saturday, May 4, 11:30 a.m. ADT

Where: Main Gate House, Building F-19 on Tilley Avenue, CFB Gagetown

Notes to editor / news director: Media are encouraged to be at the CFB Gagetown gate no later than 11:15 a.m. to ensure timely arrival at the announcement site.

Contact Information

  • Information: 1-866-377-0811/613-996-2353
    www.forces.gc.ca

    Captain Jamie Donovan
    Canadian Army
    Senior Public Affairs Officer
    CFB Gagetown
    National Defence
    506-422-2000 ext 2466

    Barbara Mottram
    Press Secretary
    Office of the Minister
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    613-992-3474