Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

May 07, 2007 12:23 ET

Media Advisory: Soldiers Send Mother's Day Messages

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - May 7, 2007) - Canadian Forces (CF) Combat Camera will provide video footage of Mother's Day messages from CF personnel currently deployed in Afghanistan the week of May 7, 2007. The messages can be downloaded from the following site:

The 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 are asked to contact the numbers below for assistance.

NOTE: For information on Canadian Forces Combat Camera and imagery from Canadian Forces Operations:

Contact Information

  • Information: (613) 996-2353/54
    After hours: (613) 792-2973
    Andre Rousseau
    LCdr Kent Penney