Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

May 10, 2011 13:08 ET

Media Advisory: Minister of National Defence and the Chief of the Defence Staff to Visit Canadian Forces in Manitoba's Flooded Areas

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 10, 2011) - Media are advised that the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, and the Chief of Defence Staff, General Walter Natynczyk, will hold a media availability after visiting flood relief efforts in the Province of Manitoba. The Minister and CDS will be joined by Members of Parliament Candice Hoeppner and Merv Tweed.

When: Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at 5:00 pm. (CEN)

Where: Provincial road 430 at Assiniboine River, near Portage la Prairie

Notes to editor / news director:

Imagery of the Canadian Forces assisting with flood relief efforts and the Minister's visit will be available at: http://www.combatcamera.forces.gc.ca/common/combatcamera/home-eng.asp

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