Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

July 05, 2013 15:42 ET

Media Advisory: Minister of National Defence to Make Announcement at Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwired - July 5, 2013) - Media are invited to attend an announcement by the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, at the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site.

When: Monday July 8, 2013, 2:00 p.m., ADT

Where: Halifax Citadel National Historic Site (5425 Sackville St., Halifax, N.S.)

Notes to editor / news director:

  • Media are asked to be in place by 1:30 p.m.
  • A brief question-and-answer period will follow the announcement.
  • There are two vehicle entrances to the Halifax Citadel - on Sackville Street and on Rainnie Drive, next to the Halifax Common. From either entrance, proceed around the perimeter road to the parking in the West Ditch (back of the fort). The parking at the front is for tour bus use only.
  • Media will be greeted by Canadian Army staff at the parking lot at the back of the fort and guided into the Halifax Citadel to the location for the announcement.

Contact information: For more information, and to confirm attendance, media are requested to contact Land Force Atlantic Area Public Affairs Officer, Major Mark Gough, at 902-427-7576 or by e-mail at:

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