Media Advisory - Funeral of gunner Jonathan Dion



    MONTREAL, Jan. 10 /CNW Telbec/ - The funeral of Gunner Jonathan Dion,
killed in Afghanistan the 30th of December 2007, will be held on January 12th
at 11 am. The designated spokesperson for the Dion family and Jonathan's
uncle, Mr. Ronald Marcil, will be available for interview at the end of the
ceremony.

    PLACE : Jean XXIII Church, 1194 blvd. St-René West, Gatineau.

    From the Town of Gatineau, Gunner Jonathan Dion joined the Canadian
Forces January 21st, 2005. Proud gunner, Jonathan was a member of 5 Régiment
d'artillerie légère du Canada, based in Valcartier, Qc. Jonathan was 27 years
old and he was on his first NATO mission.

    At the family's request, the media is asked to please respect their
privacy during this time of grief. Media will not be allowed inside the
church.




For further information:

For further information: Captain Marie-Noelle Blanchet, Public Affairs
Officer, (514) 252-2777 extension 4280, pager: (514) 423-4044

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