Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

January 24, 2011 15:16 ET

Media Advisory: Minister MacKay Makes Significant Announcement at 17 Wing Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - Jan. 24, 2011) - The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, will make a significant announcement at 17 Wing Winnipeg in support of the Air Force's role in the defence of Canada.

When: 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 25, 2011.
   
Where: 10 Hangar, 17 Wing Winnipeg, Man.

Notes to editor / news director: For more information, and to confirm attendance, interested media are requested to contact Captain Jeff Noel, 17 Wing Public Affairs Officer, at jeffrey.noel@forces.gc.ca or 204-833-2500 ext. 6499. Please register no later than 4:00 p.m. on Monday, January 24, only media registered will be permitted access. Media covering this event must arrive at the Wihuri (formerly Whytewold Avenue North) gate (off of Ness Avenue) no later than 10:05 a.m. for escort to the announcement.

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