Defence Minister to visit Canada’s Arctic 

Media advisory

August 11, 2018 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan will visit tkey Canadian Armed Forces locations in Northern Canada.

The Minister will launch his visit with an announcement in Yellowknife, NT on Monday, August 13. The visit taking place August 13 – 15, 2018 will also include stops at Canadian Forces Station Alert, NU, and the Nanisivik Naval Facility outside of Arctic Bay, NU.

Who: Minister Harjit S. Sajjan

When: Monday, August 13, 2018    2:30 p.m. (MDT)

Location:  440 (Transport) Squadron, 111 Bristol Ave, Yellowknife, NT


Notes to editor:

Media interested in attending the event are asked to register in advance. On the day of the event, media should arrive no later than 2:00 p.m. Media parking will be available at 440 (Transport) Squadron’s parking lot off 111 Bristol Ave. For more information and to confirm attendance, please contact:

Capt. Soomin Kim
Public Affairs Officer, Joint Task Force North
Phone: 867-873-0700 x 6923


Renée Filiatreault
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister of National Defence
Phone: 613-996-3100

Media Relations
Department of National Defence
Phone: 613-996-2353
Toll-Free: 1-866-377-0811

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