Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

March 23, 2011 11:56 ET

Media Advisory: Update on Canadian Forces Deployment to Enforce UNSCR 1973

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 23, 2011) - Media are invited to attend an update on the Canadian Forces deployment to enforce United Nations Security Council Resolution 1973 (2011) to be held on March 23 at 1:00 p.m. at National Defence Headquarters.

Major-General Tom Lawson, Assistant Chief of the Air Staff and Commodore John Newton, Director General Naval Personnel and Acting Deputy Commander of Maritime Command will provide an update on the Canadian Forces' contribution and will answer questions from the media. 

When: Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. (EST)
Where: Conference Room D, National Defence Headquarters, 101 Colonel By Drive

Notes to editor / news director: 

Media are asked to arrive at 12:15 p.m. Entrance will be through the Nicholas Street security gate.

Media may join the news conference by telephone at the following number: 1-877-974-0445 for all calls from within North America or 416-644-3414 for calls from outside North America.

Media wishing to attend can pre-register at

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