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August 20, 2011 08:00 ET

Media Advisory: Parks Canada to Celebrate the 300th Anniversary of Fort Chambly and Canada's 'Fab Forts' Weekend

CHAMBLY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Aug. 20, 2011) - Mr. Alan Latourelle, Parks Canada Agency CEO, will take part in the celebrations of the 300th anniversary of the completion of Fort Chambly and of Canada's 'Fab Forts' Weekend.

Part of Parks Canada's centennial celebrations, 'Fab Forts' Weekend will take place in more than 30 forts across the country, and, when the clock strikes 2:30 p.m., will be marked by a coast-to-coast 100 gun salute.

Mr. Latourelle will be available to answer questions from the media after the event.

This advisory is subject to change without notice.

The details are as follows:

Date: Sunday, August 21
Time: 2 p.m. – Ceremony
2 :30 p.m. – Gun salute
Location: Chambly
National Historic Site
2 Richelieu Street,
Chambly, Quebec

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