Ministers MacKay And Ablonczy And General Lawson To Make An Important Announcement

Media Advisory / June 18, 2013 / Project number: MA - 13.068

OTTAWA - Media are invited to a press conference held by the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, the Honourable Diane Ablonczy, Minister of State of Foreign Affairs (Americas), and General Tom Lawson, the Chief of the Defence Staff.

Ministers MacKay and Ablonczy and General Lawson will take questions from the media following the announcement.

When: Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 12:00 p.m. (EDT)

Where: Foyer, Center Block

Parliament of Canada

What: An important announcement by the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, The Honourable Diane Ablonczy, Minister of State of Foreign Affairs, and Chief of the Defence Staff, General Lawson.

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Notes to editor / news director:

Entry is restricted to journalists accredited through the Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery. For more information on accreditation, contact Terry Guillon, Chief of the Press Gallery, at 613-992-4511 or Terry.guillon@parl.gc.ca.

Members of the media must RSVP to one of the following contacts, by Wednesday, June 19, at 10:00 a.m. (EDT).

Terry Guillon, Chief of the Press Gallery - 613-992-4511

Paloma Aguilar, Press Secretary to Minister of National Defence - 613-996-3100

Media are asked to arrive at the visitor’s entrance of Parliament’s Center Block building (to the right of the main entrance) no later than 11:45 a.m. (EDT) to clear security. Please note that parking is not available on Parliament Hill.

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