Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

September 18, 2013 09:15 ET

Media Advisory: Peter Bissonnette to join Royal Canadian Navy as Honorary Captain

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Sept. 18, 2013) - Media are invited to attend the appointment ceremony of Mr. Peter Bissonnette, President of Shaw Communications Inc., as Honorary Captain to the Royal Canadian Navy. Vice-Admiral Mark Norman, Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy, will join families and friends at this prestigious ceremony.

When: 11 a.m. MDT, September 18, 2013

Where: Military Museums of Calgary, 4520 Crowchild Trail SW

Honorary Naval Captains act as a bridge between military and civilian communities, and help link diverse areas of Canadian society - from politics and business to journalism and the arts. They bring with them unique skills and connections that help strengthen the Royal Canadian Navy's ties to Canadian communities in order to promote a better understanding of maritime defence issues.

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