Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

November 17, 2011 10:00 ET

Media Advisory: Minister of National Defence to Launch the 2011 Halifax International Security Forum

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 17, 2011) - The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, will launch the third annual Halifax International Security Forum, on November 18, 2011. The Minister will make an opening statement about the event. His appearance is to be followed by remarks from U.S. Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta.

WHERE: Westin Nova Scotian
1181 Hollis Street
Main Ballroom
Halifax, Nova Scotia
WHEN: November 18, 2011
3:00 PM (AST).

Note: The opening statement by Minister MacKay and the remainder of the Forum will be streamed live on and broadcast on the Cable Public Affairs Channel [CPAC]. For media interested in attending the Forum, please visit for accreditation.

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