Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

November 24, 2013 10:52 ET

REMINDER/Media Advisory: Minister Nicholson and Minister MacKay to Hold Press Conference Following the 2013 Halifax International Security Forum

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwired - Nov. 24, 2013) - The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of National Defence, the Honourable Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and Mr. Peter Van Praagh, President of the Halifax International Security Forum, will hold a press conference at the conclusion of the fifth annual Halifax International Security Forum, on November 24, 2013. Minister Nicholson and Minister MacKay will make a statement and answer questions from representatives of the media.

WHERE: Westin Nova Scotian
1181 Hollis Street
Harbour Suite A
Halifax, Nova Scotia
WHEN: November 24, 2013
2 PM (AST).

Notes to editor/news director: The press conference will be broadcast live on the Forum's website at http://halifaxtheforum.org. Media representatives wishing to attend the press conference are invited to confirm their attendance no later than 11:00 a.m. (AST) on November 24, 2013, to Capt. Doug Keirstead at doug.keirstead@forces.gc.ca or 902-456-4001. Media representatives coming for the press conference are required to arrive no later than 1:40 PM (AST).

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