The Economic Club of Canada



The Economic Club of Canada

March 01, 2013 15:00 ET

Media Advisory: The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, to Address Economic Club

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 1, 2013) - Since this government has taken office the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces have witnessed unprecedented support and investments in their care, equipment, infrastructure and readiness. The relationship between these investments and their impacts on Canadian communities and Canadian industry is fundamental to the Canadian economy. In this speech, Minister MacKay outlines certain benefits of the relationship, lessons learned and actions that can be taken to benefit all parties. Minister MacKay draws from international experiences and partnerships to outline his vision of how to strengthen the Armed Forces and Canadian defence industries.

WHO: The Honourable Peter MacKay
Minister of National Defence
Government of Canada
WHAT: Address to the Economic Club of Canada
"Investing in Defence, Investing in Canada"
DATE: Monday, March 4th, 2013
TIME: 7:45 am-9:30 am
WHERE: The Westin Ottawa
11 Colonel By Drive

Contact Information

  • To confirm your attendance or for more information about the
    event, please contact: The Economic Club of Canada
    Natasha Hope Morano, B.A. (Hons.), MA, Executive Director
    613-369-4363
    613-686-6568 (FAX)
    morano@economicclub.ca
    www.economicclub.ca