Media Advisory

VANCOUVER, Feb. 18, 2014 /CNW/ -   - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, will make an important announcement regarding Canada's surveillance and monitoring of pollution in Canadian waters.

Date:   February 19, 2014
9:30 a.m.
9:40 a.m. photo-opportunity

Transport Canada Aircraft Services
Vancouver International Airport
Million Air Hangar
5455 - G Airport Road South,
Richmond, B.C.

Important Note:

Due to operational and security requirements, media representatives must register by 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time on February 18th, by emailing the Pacific Region Communications branch

There will also be a 2 ½ hour surveillance flight after the event. Unfortunately, there is limited space on the aircraft, so we will be arranging still photo and video camera pools. If you would like to participate in either pool please email as soon as possible.

SOURCE: Transport Canada

For further information:

Ashley Kelahear
Director of Communications
Office of the Honourable Lisa Raitt  Minister of Transport 

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