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Media Advisory: Minister of National Defence to Make Announcement at Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt

ESQUIMALT, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb 15, 2013) - The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, will make an announcement at Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt. Media are invited to attend.

When: Monday, February 18, 2013, 10:15 a.m.
Where: A Jetty, Her Majesty''s Canadian Dockyard, Esquimalt.

Notes to editor / news director: To confirm attendance and ensure access, interested media are requested to contact Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt Public Affairs Office at 250-363-4006, via cell phone at 250-889-1634, or via email at jennifer.jackson2@forces.gc.ca no later than 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 17, 2013.

Interested media will need to arrive no later than 9:45 a.m. at the gate to Her Majesty''s Canadian Dockyard to meet a Base Public Affairs representative. Due to on-going construction, all media attending the event will be required to park in designated parking at the gate to Her Majesty''s Canadian Dockyard at the end of Esquimalt Road and board a bus for transport to A Jetty. No media vehicles will be permitted at the jetty.