Media advisory - Valcartier troops returning home: set up of an information hotline



    VALCARTIER GARRISON, QC, Feb. 4 /CNW Telbec/ - From February 4 to mid
march, 2008, media representatives will be able to obtain daily general
information on the arrivals of Valcartier troops from Afghanistan by means of
an information hotline.
    By consulting the hotline, media representatives will have access to the
following validated general information for the day:

    
    - Confirmation that there is or is not an arrival of troops during the
      day.
    - Confirmation on whether the media have access to the Valcartier
      Garrison for the arrival.
    - General information on the flight.
    

    The hotline is accessible at (418) 844-5000 ext. 4429. Information will
be updated prior to 8:30 a.m. every day.

    Note: The information hotline will not replace media advisories that will
always be sent when arrivals are opened to media at Valcartier Garrison. Media
advisories will be posted on newswires at least 24 hours before the event.
This procedure is followed in order to insure flight security.




For further information:

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

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