Media advisory - Imminnent Valcartier troop deployment to Haiti

VALCARTIER GARRISON, QC, Jan. 17 /CNW Telbec/ - Following the announcement made earlier today by the National Defence Minister regarding the imminent deployment of Valcartier troops to Haiti, Lieutenant-Colonel Christian Labrosse, Deputy Commander 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group, will briefly address media:

    When:  Sunday, January 17, at 2:00 p.m.
    Where: Valcartier Garrison (Quebec)

Media representatives who wish to be present must be at Valcartier Garrison's main gate on January 17, at 1:45 p.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:

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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