Public Works and Government Services Canada

Public Works and Government Services Canada

March 06, 2009 10:44 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER: Government of Canada Awards Important Contracts to Canadian Firms

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 6, 2009) - The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada, and the Honourable Peter Gordon MacKay, Minister of National Defence and Minister for the Atlantic Gateway, will announce two military contracts.

Date: Monday, March 9, 2009

Time: 10:00 a.m. EST

Location: National Defence Headquarters
Guardhouse on Nicholas Street
Conference Room D
Ottawa, Ontario

Media are asked to arrive no later than 9:30 a.m. and must show valid media accreditation.

Please note: For security reasons, media can only access the building through the Commissionaire's Post entrance on Nicholas Street.

For media who wish to listen to the news conference live, please call toll free 1-866-228-3847, or for local media, 613-287-8027. This is a listen-only phone line.

All interested media are requested to confirm their attendance with Media Relations at 819-956-2315 or by email at

Parking will not be available on site, however a limited number of satellite trucks will be permitted.

Contact Information

  • Office of Minister Paradis
    Mary-Ann Dewey-Plante
    Press Secretary
    Office of Minister MacKay
    Jay Paxton
    Press Secretary
    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    Media Relations
    Department of National Defence
    Media Liaison Office
    613-996-2353 / 2354