Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

December 16, 2013 08:10 ET

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

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 16, 2013) - Media are invited to attend a technical briefing for an update on Canada's contribution to humanitarian efforts to the Philippines on Monday, December 16, in the Multimedia Centre, National Defence Headquarters.

Participant list (subject to change):

Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development

  • Neil Reeder, Ambassador Designate to the Republic of the Philippines
  • Tamara Guttman, Director General, Stabilization and Reconstruction Task Force Secretariat
  • Leslie Norton, Director General, International Humanitarian Assistance Directorate
  • François Jubinville, Director, Policy and Governance, 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 Task Force Philippines
When: December 16, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. (EST)
Where: Multimedia Centre, 2 North Tower
National Defence Headquarters
101 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario

Notes to editor / news director:

Media representatives are asked to arrive at 09:45 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: 1-800-814-4859 for all calls from within North America, or 1-416-644-3414 for calls from outside North America.

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