Government of Canada Officials to Provide Technical Briefing from the 2017 UN Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial

Media Advisory

November 13, 2017 – Vancouver – National Defence/Canadian Armed Forces

Government of Canada officials will hold an embargoed technical briefing for Canadian media to provide an update from the 2017 UN Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial.

Information provided will be on background, not-for-attribution basis only. Media who are unable to attend the technical briefing in Vancouver can dial-in via teleconference.

Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Time: Check in begins at 6:45 a.m. (PST); technical briefing will start at 7:00 a.m. (PST)
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre West, Room 101, 1055 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC

Embargo:

Media will be permitted to communicate with their offices and file to their desks, but all media outlets are required to respect the embargo. The embargo will be lifted at approximately 10:30 a.m. (PST) / 1:30 p.m. (EST) when a subsequent media availability will end.

Registration:

To register for media technical briefing via teleconference, please contact the Department of National Defence Media Relations Office at 613-996-2353 or mlo-blm@forces.gc.ca by 5:00 p.m. EST on November 14, 2017. The phone numbers for joining the teleconference will be provided upon registration.

Media attending the technical briefing in-person should arrive no later than 6:45 a.m. PST in order to check in.

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Contacts

Department of National Defence Media Relations
Phone: 613-996-2353
Email: mlo-blm@forces.gc.ca


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