HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, Sept. 2 /CNW/ --
WHAT: General Dynamics Canada is proud to announce the opening of its new
Halifax Engineering Facility. Designed and owned by Millbrook First
Nation, the 48,000 square foot state-of-the-art building is General
Dynamics Canada's newest facility and will serve as the company's
Maritime In-Service Support Centre of Excellence.
Media are invited to join the official opening event which will
include a series of traditional aboriginal ceremonies blessing the
structure and formal remarks from the distinguished attendees
WHO: The Honourable Rodney MacDonald, Premier of Nova Scotia;
Dr. Lawrence Paul, Chief, Millbrook First Nation;
Mr. John Watts, President, General Dynamics Canada.
WHEN: Friday, September 5, 2008
10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Media are requested to arrive by 9:45 a.m.
WHERE: General Dynamics Canada Halifax Engineering Facility
31 Millbrook Avenue; Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
About General Dynamics Canada
With an established Canadian presence for 60 years and over 2,200
employees in Ottawa, Calgary and Halifax, General Dynamics Canada is Canada's
largest defence electronics company with a worldwide reputation for excellence
in the production of leading-edge, technology-based, integrated solutions for
land, airborne and maritime applications. The company's success is based on
strong system engineering experience, ongoing investment in research and
development, collaboration with commercial and military systems industry
leaders, and a singular focus on customer service. More information about the
company is available at www.gdcanada.com .
For further information:
For further information: Amy MacLeod of General Dynamics Canada,
+1-613-668-6965 (cell), amy.macLeod@gdcanada