Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

September 08, 2011 13:14 ET

Media Advisory: Minister MacKay to Deliver Keynote 9/11 Address in New York

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 8, 2011) - On September 9, the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, will deliver a keynote luncheon address in New York City, to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11. Media are invited to attend the address entitled 9/11 Ten Years On: Canada-US Security Relations Today and Over the Coming Decade. In his speech, Minister MacKay will speak to how the North American security and defence relationship has evolved since 9/11, Canadian contributions to international operations, and what the coming decade might hold for Canada-US security relations.

The address is part of a larger half-day conference A Decade of Evolving Partnership: A Look at the Canada-US Relationship Since September 11. The event is being hosted by The Foreign Policy Association, a U.S. non-profit organization.

When : Friday, September 9, 2011, 12:30pm - 2:00pm EST
Where: New York City, St. Regis Hotel
2 East 55th Street
What: Minister MacKay's keynote address - 9/11 Ten Years On: Canada-US Security Relations Today and Over the Coming Decade

Note to editor / news director: Media interested in calling in can dial: 613-960-7527 / 877-413-4815 and enter code 3224404 for the keynote address and 6587320 at 2 p.m. for the scrum. Media interested in attending should confirm their attendance by emailing or calling 212-481-8100 ext. 222.

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