Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

March 21, 2011 11:55 ET

Media Advisory: News Conference on Canadian Forces Deployment to Enforce UNSCR 1973

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 21, 2011) - Media are invited to attend a news conference for a briefing on the Canadian Forces deployment to enforce United Nations Security Council Resolution 1973 (2011) to be held on March 21 at 1.00 p.m. at National Defence Headquarters.

The Minister of National Defence the Honourable Peter MacKay and Major-General Tom Lawson, Assistant Chief of the Air Staff, will provide an update on the Canadian Forces' contribution and will answer questions from the media. 

When: Monday, March 21, 2011 at 1.00 p.m. (EST)

Where: Conference Room D, National Defence Headquarters, 101 Colonel By Drive

Notes to editor / news director: 

Media are asked to arrive at 12.30 p.m. Entrance will be through the Nicholas Street security gate.

Media may join the news conference by telephone at the following number: 1-800-814-4860 for all calls from within North America or 416-644-3415 for calls from outside North America.

Media wishing to attend are required to pre-register at http://www.forces.gc.ca/site/news-nouvelles/media/contact-eng.asp

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