Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

April 18, 2013 14:00 ET

Media Advisory : Minister MacKay to Attend Guided Tour of Visiting French Navy Frigate Aquitaine

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 18, 2013) - Media are invited to accompany the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, on board the visiting French Navy frigate Aquitaine at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Halifax in N.S. on Saturday, April 20.

Minister MacKay will address the media following his guided tour of the Aquitaine to discuss the importance of the Canada / France defence partnership and to highlight bilateral relations between both our countries.

WHEN: Saturday, April 20, 2013.

TIME: 8 a.m. (Halifax Time).

WHERE: Her Majesty's Canadian Dockyard at CFB Halifax; entrance through Rainbow Gate.

Note to Editors / News Directors:

Interested media must confirm their attendance by no later than Friday, April 19 at 3 p.m., by contacting Maritime Forces Atlantic Public Affairs at 902-427-3766 or via email to

Media representatives will be met at Rainbow Gate at 8 a.m. and escorted to the appropriate jetty. Media are reminded that photo identification will be required.

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