Department of National Defence



Department of National Defence

November 17, 2012 13:00 ET

Media Advisory: Minister MacKay to Hold a Press Conference Following the 2012 Halifax International Security Forum

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 17, 2012) - The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, and Mr. Peter van Praagh, President of the Halifax International Security Forum, will hold a press conference at the conclusion of the fourth annual Halifax International Security Forum, on November 18, 2012. Minister MacKay will make a statement on the event and answer questions from representatives of the media.

WHERE: Westin Nova Scotian
1181 Hollis Street
Harbour Suite A
Halifax, Nova Scotia
WHEN: November 18, 2012
2:15 PM (AST).

Notes to editor/news director: Media representatives wishing to listen to the press conference can dial 1-855-773-6155 then input the following participant's code: 5619761. Media representatives wishing to attend only the press conference by Minister MacKay are invited to confirm their attendance no later than 11:00 a.m. (AST) on November 18, 2012, to Capt. Doug Keirstead at doug.keirstead@forces.gc.ca or 902-456-4001. Media representatives coming for the press conference are required to arrive no later than 1:45 PM (AST).

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