Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

May 01, 2013 15:58 ET

Media Advisory: Teleconference with Vice-Admiral Maddison Regarding Changes to Naval Flags

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 1, 2013) - Media are invited to participate in a teleconference with Vice-Admiral Paul Maddison, Commander Royal Canadian Navy, on Thursday, May 2, regarding a significant change to the flags worn by Her Majesty's Canadian Ships, naval vessels, Naval Reserve Divisions, and other designated units.

The teleconference will include a technical briefing, followed by a short question and answer session with Vice-Admiral Maddison. The information shared during the teleconference will be under embargo until officially released by the Department of National Defence at 7:00 p.m. EDT.

WHEN: May 2, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. EDT
WHAT: Teleconference with the Commander Royal Canadian Navy regarding changes to naval flags.
HOW: Teleconference dial-in number is (416) 644-3418 or toll-free at 1 (800) 814-4861 by no later than 2:25 p.m. EDT

Notes to editor / news director:

For more information, or to confirm participation in the teleconference, media are asked to contact Lieutenant (Navy) Mark Fifield, Navy Public Affairs Officer, at 613-945-0579 or via email at

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