Department of National Defence



Department of National Defence

May 02, 2013 18:04 ET

Media Advisory: Minister of State (Transport) and MP Bezan to Make an Announcement Regarding Funding for Search and Rescue Prevention and Response

17 WING WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwired - May 2, 2013) - On May 3, 2013, the Honourable Steven Fletcher, Minister of State (Transport), and James Bezan, Member of Parliament for Selkirk-Interlake, on behalf of the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence and Lead Minister for Search and Rescue, will make an announcement regarding funding for search and rescue prevention and response in Canada.

When: Friday, May 3, 10:30 a.m. CDT

Where: Officer's Mess, 17 Wing Winnipeg; access through the Wihuri Gate (formerly Whytewold Avenue)

Notes to editor / news director: Media interested in attending are required to register in advance no later than 8:00 a.m. on Friday, May 3, by emailing Captain Jeff Noel at Jeffrey.Noel@forces.gc.ca. Media are advised to arrive no later than 9:45 a.m.

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