Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

November 19, 2013 22:05 ET

Media Advisory: Technical Briefing on Canada's Contribution to Humanitarian Efforts to the Philippines

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 19, 2013) - Media are invited to attend a technical briefing for an update on Canada's contribution to humanitarian efforts to the Philippines on Wednesday, November 20, in Conference Room D, National Defence Headquarters.

Participant list (subject to change):

Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development

  • Tamara Guttman, Director General, Stabilization and Reconstruction Task Force Secretariat
  • Leslie Norton, Director General, International Humanitarian Assistance Directorate
  • François Lafond, Director of the Emergency Watch and Response Centre, Security and Emergency Management Bureau

Department of National Defence and Canadian Armed Forces

  • Colonel Steve Kelsey, Canadian Joint Operations Command
  • LCol Walter Taylor, DART Commanding Officer and Commander Joint Task Force Philippines
When: November 20, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. (EST)
Where: Conference Room D, 2 North Tower
National Defence Headquarters
101 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario

Notes to editor / news director:

Media representatives are asked to arrive at 10:45 a.m. (EST). Entrance will be through the Nicholas Street security gate. Please note there is limited Sat Pad parking space available.

Media may listen to the news conference by telephone at the following numbers: 1-800-814-4860 for all calls from within North America, or 1-416-644-3416 for calls from outside North America.

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