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.