Department of National Defence



Department of National Defence

October 26, 2012 11:39 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Valcourt to Participate in an Important Announcement

SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Oct. 26, 2012) - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Associate Minister of National Defence, Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency) (La Francophonie), and Member of Parliament for Madawaska-Restigouche, will participate in an important announcement related to how the Government of Canada's investments in our Canadian Forces are supporting jobs in communities across the country.

When: Tuesday October 30, 2012 at 1:30 p.m.
Where: Rheinmetall Canada Inc.
225, boul. du Séminaire Sud
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu Québec J3B 8E9

Notes to editor / news director: To confirm attendance, interested media are requested to contact Philip R. Dupuis of Rheinmetall Canada at 450-542-5897 or by email at pdupuis@rheinmetall.ca, no later than 4 p.m. on Friday October 26, 2012. Media representatives are asked to arrive between 12:30-1:15 p.m. to ensure enough time for the security clearance process. Please be ready to present proper press identification.

Contact Information

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

    Media Liaison Office
    Department of National Defence
    613-996-2353

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