Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

July 08, 2013 09:00 ET

Media Advisory: Minister of National Defence and Chief of the Defence Staff Unveil Afghanistan Memorial Vigil in Ottawa

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 8, 2013) - Media are invited to attend the unveiling of the Afghanistan Memorial Vigil on Parliament Hill on Tuesday, July 9, by Defence Minister Peter MacKay, and General Tom Lawson, Chief of the Defence Staff.

Minister MacKay and General Lawson will take questions from the media following the event.

When: Tuesday, July 9, at 10:30 a.m. (EDT)
Where: Hall of Honour
Parliament of Canada
What: An announcement by the Defence Minister Peter MacKay and General Tom Lawson, Chief of the Defence Staff.

Notes to editor / news director:

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

Contact Information

  • Commander Nathalie Garcia
    Canadian Joint Operations Command Public Affairs

    Paloma Aguilar
    Press Secretary to Minister of National Defence

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