Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

May 06, 2009 09:00 ET

Media Advisory: Sailors Send Mother's Day Messages

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 6, 2009) - Canadian Forces (CF) Combat Camera will provide video footage of Mother's Day messages during the week of May 5, 2009, from CF personnel currently deployed onboard HMCS Winnipeg as part of Standing NATO Maritime Group One off the Horn of Africa. The messages can be downloaded from the following site:

http://www.combatcamera.forces.gc.ca/common/combatcamera/news

Footage is transmitted over the Internet in MPEG 4 format and needs to be re-sized for broadcast. Directions for re-sizing are also posted. The audio from these files can also be used for radio.

Media who experience difficulty in downloading the messages or require additional information can contact the individuals below for assistance:

Andre Rousseau 613-995-8736

LCdr Kent Penney 613-996-0261

NOTE: For information on Canadian Forces Combat Camera and imagery from Canadian Forces Operations: http://www.combatcamera.forces.gc.ca/

Contact Information

  • Information: 613-996-2353/1-866-377-0811
    After hours: 613-792-2973
    www.forces.gc.ca