VALCARTIER GARRISON, QC, June 21 /CNW Telbec/ - Media representatives are
invited to join about 2 000 soldiers that will soon deploy to Afghanistan and
their relatives during activities that will take place at the Quebec City
Convention Centre this Friday, June 22, between 1:00 P.M. and 9:30 p.m.
Activities will be conducted by gathering the soldiers and their
relatives in a common place in order to underline the departure. Furthermore,
a march-past held will be an excellent opportunity to thank the population for
its support to the troops and to say goodbye.
Temporary schedule (June 22, 2007)(*)
- 1:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.: Family activities (ex.: clowns, inflatable
games and face-paint) and a meal reserved for soldiers and their
relatives in the Quebec City Convention Centre (1000, Blvd René-
- 6:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M.: Parade for military relatives in the Quebec
City Convention Centre
- 8:30 P.M. to 21:30 P.M.: March-past for citizens in the streets of
(*) The final schedule of activities and the anticipated route of the
march-past in the streets of Quebec City will be revealed by means of
a news release later today.
All media representatives that wish to cover one activity or the other
must obtain an accreditation from Mr. Alex Maillé, by calling : (418)844-5000
For further information:
For further information: Lieutenant (Navy) Bruno Tremblay, 5 Canadian
Mechanized Brigade Group, Public Affairs Officer, (418) 844-5000, ext. 4688,
Pager: (418) 260-3082