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Media Advisory: Minister of National Defence and Chief of the Defence Staff Unveil Afghanistan Memorial Vigil in Ottawa

Jul 8 2013 12:00AM



OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 07/08/13 -- Media are invited to attend the unveiling of the Afghanistan Memorial Vigil on Parliament Hill on Tuesday, July 9, by Defence Minister Peter MacKay, and General Tom Lawson, Chief of the Defence Staff.

Minister MacKay and General Lawson will take questions from the media following the event.

When: Tuesday, July 9, at 10:30 a.m. (EDT)Where: Hall of Honour Parliament of CanadaWhat: An announcement by the Defence Minister Peter MacKay and General Tom Lawson, Chief of the Defence Staff.

Notes to editor / news director:

Entry is restricted to journalists accredited through the Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery. For more information on accreditation, contact Normand Gagnon of the Press Gallery, at 613-992-4511 or

Commander Nathalie Garcia
Canadian Joint Operations Command Public Affairs

Paloma Aguilar
Press Secretary to Minister of National Defence

Information: 1-866-377-0811/613-996-2353

Source: Marketwire

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