Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

November 19, 2009 14:25 ET

Media Advisory: Minister of National Defence to Meet With United States Secretary of Defense in Halifax

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 19, 2009) - The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence and Minister for the Atlantic Gateway and Dr. Robert M. Gates, United States Secretary of Defense, will meet in Halifax to discuss a variety of issues related to Canada-United States defence relations. A brief media availability and photo opportunity will follow the meeting.

Where: Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada, 5425 Sackville
Street (Citadel Hill), Halifax, N.S.
When: Friday, November 20, 2009
Time: 12:35 p.m. AST
What: Media availability with Minister MacKay and Secretary Gates


Media wishing to attend are asked to register with Joint Task Force Atlantic (JTFA) Public Affairs office at (902) 427-3766 by 09:00 a.m. (AST) on Friday, November 20, 2009, and should arrive at the venue no later than 12:00 p.m. (AST). Journalists must have valid photo identification in order to cover this event. Media parking will be available at the back of the Fort.

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