Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

March 03, 2009 11:15 ET

Media Advisory: Newfoundland and Labrador Employers to Receive Awards for Support to the Reserve Force

ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR--(Marketwire - March 3, 2009) - Eight organizations, including local businesses and educational institutions, will receive awards for their support to Canada's Reserve Force, Wednesday, March 4, 2009. His Honour, The Honourable John C. Crosbie, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, will preside over the ceremony. Organized by the Canadian Forces Liaison Council (CFLC), the ceremony will be attended by Commodore Viateur Tremblay, Director General Reserves and Cadets, and Mr. Bill Mahoney, Provincial Chair for Newfoundland and Labrador.



Where: Government House, Military Road, St. John's, NL

When: Wednesday, March 4, 2009 at 4 p.m.
(Media are asked to arrive between 3:30 p.m. and 3:45 p.m. and
present themselves to Lieutenant-Commander Margaret Morris, CFLC
Liaison Officer.)

What: His Honour, The Honourable John C. Crosbie, Lieutenant Governor
of Newfoundland and Labrador, will present Canadian Forces
Liaison Council provincial awards to Newfoundland and Labrador
employers who have been supportive of the Reserve Force.

Who: Organizations receiving awards will include:
- BMO - Bank of Montreal
- Central Health
- Eastern School District
- Faculty of Engineering & Applied Science, Memorial
University of Newfoundland
- HHM Transportation Solutions
- Her Majesty's Penitentiary
- North Atlantic Refining Ltd.
- Toyota Plaza


Further details about CFLC or the Reserve Force Employer Support Program can be found on the Internet at www.cflc.forces.gc.ca.

Contact Information

  • CFLC Newfoundland & Labrador
    Mr. Bill Mahoney
    Provincial Chair
    709-722-3222
    bmahoney@regal.nf.net
    or
    Lieutenant-Commander Margaret Morris
    Provincial Liaison Officer
    709-754-6730
    709-765-4451 (cell)
    Margaret.Morris@forces.gc.ca
    or
    Alternatively, contact:
    Captain John Weingardt
    Public Affairs Officer, Chief Reserves and Cadets
    613-996-6135
    or
    CFLC Secretariat
    1-800-567-9908
    cflc@forces.gc.ca