Media Advisory - Passport Canada Mobile Passport Unit in Ganges, Port Alberni, Comox, Powell River and Campbell River

    GATINEAU, QC, Aug. 10 /CNW Telbec/ - Officials from the Passport Canada
Mobile Passport Unit will be in Ganges on August 17, in Port Alberni on August
18, in Comox on August 19, in Powell River on August 20 and in Campbell River
on August 21 to review and accept completed passport applications.

    Date:      August 17, 2009
    Location:  Salt Spring Island United Church
               111 Hereford Avenue
               Ganges, BC
    Time:      Noon to 8 p.m.

    Date:      August 18, 2009
    Location:  Best Western Barclay
               4277 Stamp Avenue
               Port Alberni, BC
    Time:      Noon to 8 p.m.

    Date:      August 19, 2009
    Location:  Royal Canadian Legion Branch 160
               1825 Comox Avenue
               Comox, BC
    Time:      Noon to 8 p.m.

    Date:      August 20, 2009
    Location:  Powell River Town Centre Hotel
               4660 Joyce Avenue
               Powell River, BC
    Time:      Noon to 8 p.m.

    Date:      August 21, 2009
    Location:  The Coast Discovery Inn
               975 Shoppers Row
               Campbell River, BC
    Time:      Noon to 8 p.m.

    The only acceptable methods of fee payment at these clinics will be:
certified cheque, money order (postal or bank) made payable to the "Receiver
General for Canada", VISA, MasterCard and American Express. Payment by cash or
debit will NOT be accepted.
    Passport application forms can be downloaded from the Passport Canada
website, completed electronically, printed and signed. The form can also be
obtained at any Passport Canada office, Service Canada Centre or Canada Post
    For more information, please visit the Passport Canada website at or call 1-800-567-6868.
    Passport Canada reminds Canadian citizens to prepare for any travel to
the United States by applying for a passport to enter the United States under
the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI).
    The WHTI is a US law that requires all travellers, including Canadian and
American citizens, to present a valid passport when entering the United States
from within the western hemisphere.

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