Defence Minister to Attend the 2017 Abbotsford International Air Show

Media Advisory

August 10, 2017 – Ottawa, Ont. – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

On August 11, Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan will be in Abbotsford to participate in two events related to the 2017 Abbotsford International Air Show.

16:00 p.m. PST

The Defence Minister will deliver a keynote address as well as make an announcement to help strengthen the Canadian Aerospace and Defence sector on behalf of Minister Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada, at the 2017 Aerospace, Defence and Security Expo.

Location: Tradex – Trade and Exhibition Centre
1190 Cornell Street, ADSE Plenary Room
Abbotsford, B.C.

Note: Media are welcome to attend the remarks.

Media can pre-register by contacting Trace Acres, Aerspace Industries Association of Canada Pacific, at 604-970-1795 or tacres@aiac.ca Onsite media registration will be available.

17:45 p.m. PST

The Defence Minister will deliver remarks at the 2017 Abbotsford International Air Show Opening Ceremonies.

Location: Abbotsford International Airport (YXX)                       

Note: Media are welcome to attend the remarks. Media must pre-register by contacting Jadene Mah, Media Director, Abbotsford International Air Show, at 604-852-8511 or media@abbotsfordairshow.com.

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Contacts

Renée Filiatrault
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister of National Defence
613-996-3100

Media Relations
Department of National Defence
Phone: 613-996-2353
Toll-Free: 1-866-377-0811
Email: mlo-blm@forces.gc.ca


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