Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

March 26, 2011 12:28 ET

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

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 26, 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 26 at 2:30 p.m. at National Defence Headquarters.

Lieutenant-Colonel Sylvain Ménard, Commanding Officer of the fighter detachment based out of Trapani, will provide an update via video or tele-conference from Italy on the Canadian Forces' contribution and will answer questions from the media. 

When: Saturday, March 26, 2011 at 2:30 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 1:45 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 http://www.forces.gc.ca/site/news-nouvelles/media/contact-eng.asp

For imagery of the Canadian Forces involvement in Libya please visit: http://www.combatcamera.forces.gc.ca/common/combatcamera/home-eng.asp

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