Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

November 29, 2012 12:00 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Raitt and Member of Parliament Chong to Participate in an Important Announcement

HALTON HILLS, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 28, 2012) - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Labour and Member of Parliament for Halton, along with the Honourable Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, will make an important announcement on behalf of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Associate Minister of National Defence and Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency) (La Francophonie) related to the Government of Canada's commitment to providing the Canadian Armed Forces with the equipment they need to conduct their missions safely in today's modern threat environment.

When: Friday November 30, 2012 at 9:00 a.m.
Where: Patlon Aircraft & Industries Limited
8130 Fifth Line
Halton Hills, Ontario L7G 0B8

Notes to editor / news director: To confirm attendance, interested media are requested to contact Ashley Lemire at 613-945-1197 or by email at ashley.lemire@forces.gc.ca, no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday November 29, 2012. Media representatives are asked to arrive between 8:30 and 8:45 a.m. to ensure enough time for the security clearance process. Please be ready to present proper press identification.

Contact Information

  • Information: 1-866-377-0811/613-996-2353
    www.forces.gc.ca

    Media Inquiries:
    Andrea Richer
    Office of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, P.C., M.P.
    613-996-3100