Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

March 30, 2011 12:00 ET

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

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 30, 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 30 at 2:00 p.m. at National Defence Headquarters.

Brigadier-General Richard Blanchette, Canadian Forces Spokesperson, will provide an update on the Canadian Forces' contribution and Major-General Tom Lawson, Assistant Chief of the Air Staff, will provide an update on Air Force contributions. Both Generals will be available to answer questions from the media. 

When: Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 2:00 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 1:15 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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