Media advisory - Media opportunity - First Valcartier troop deployment to
Haiti

VALCARTIER GARRISON, QC, Jan. 19 /CNW Telbec/ - A first group of 120 Valcartier soldiers will leave Quebec today to take part in the relief efforts in Haiti:

    
        When:  Tuesday, January 19, at 8:30 a.m.
        Where: Valcartier Garrison (Quebec)
    

Media representatives who wish to cover this departure must be present at Valcartier Garrison's main gate on January 19, at 8:15 a.m.

For further details on the Canadian Forces participation in humanitarian operations conducted in response to the earthquake that struck Haiti on 12 January 2010, please visit: http://www.comfec-cefcom.forces.gc.ca/pa-ap/ops/hestia/index-eng.asp.

SOURCE National Defence

For further information: For further information: Captain Lyne Poirier, Public Affairs Officer 5 CMBG, (418) 844-5000 ext 4688, Pager: 418-260-3082


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