Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

February 27, 2013 09:22 ET

Media Advisory: Minister MacKay and Peruvian Minister of Defence to Sign Defence Cooperation Memorandum of Understanding

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 27, 2013) - The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, and Peru's Minister of Defence, Pedro Cateriano Bellido, will sign a Memorandum of Understanding on defence cooperation between Canada and Peru, on March 1, 2013.

When: March 1, 2013, at 2 p.m. (EST)
Where: Commonwealth Room, Center Block, Room 237-S
Parliament of Canada
Ottawa, Ontario

Notes to editor / news director:

A brief Q&A session will follow the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding.

Entry is restricted to journalists accredited through the Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery. For more information on accreditation, contact Terry Guillon, Chief of the Press Gallery, at 613-992-4511 or

Members of the media must RSVP with Terry Guillon by Friday, March 1, at 10 a.m. (EST):

Terry Guillon, Chief of the Press Gallery - 613-992-4511

Media are asked to arrive at the visitor's entrance of Parliament's Center Block building (to the right of the main entrance) no later than 1:30 p.m. (EST) to clear security. Please note that parking is not available on Parliament Hill.

Contact Information

  • Paloma Aguilar
    Press Secretary to Minister of National Defence

    Information: 1-866-377-0811/613-996-2353