Department of National Defence



Department of National Defence

November 29, 2012 12:00 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Valcourt to Participate in an Important Announcement

CARLETON PLACE, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 29, 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 be joined by Mr. Scott Reid, Member of Parliament for Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington to make an important announcement related to the Government of Canada's commitment to providing the Canadian Armed Forces with the modern equipment they need to conduct their missions safely and effectively for decades to come, and how our investments are supporting workers in communities across our country.

When: Friday November 30, 2012 at 2:00 p.m.
Where: DRS Technologies Canada Ltd.
115 Emily Street
Carleton Place, Ontario K7C 4J5

Notes to editor / news director: To confirm attendance, interested media are requested to contact Gena Healey of DRS Technologies Canada Ltd. at 613-253-7247 or by email at ghealey@drs.ca, no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday November 29, 2012. Media representatives are asked to arrive between 1:30 and 1:45 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

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