Minister Sajjan to make an announcement regarding the future Royal Canadian Navy fleet  

Media advisory

November 1st, 2018 – Halifax, Nova-Scotia – Government of Canada

Defence Minister, Harjit S. Sajjan will make an important announcement regarding the future Royal Canadian Navy fleet.

Through Strong, Secure, Engaged, the Department of National Defence is committed to ensuring the Royal Canadian Navy is an agile and responsive naval force that can safeguard Canadian waters and contribute meaningfully to international operations.

Date:               November 2nd, 2018

Time:              8:00 a.m. (ADT)

Location:        3099 Barrington St,

                         Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Notes to editor / news director:

Interested media should contact Sean Lewis, Communications Director for Irving Shipbuilding Inc. at 902-484-4595 or by email at to confirm their attendance.

Media representatives covering the announcement are asked to arrive at the main entrance of Irving Shipbuilding Inc. no later than 7:45 a.m. (ADT) and to submit a valid government photo ID to be admitted in the shipyard.


Byrne Furlong
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of National Defence
Phone: 613-996-3100

Media Relations
Department of National Defence
Phone: 613-996-2353

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