VALCARTIER GARRISON, QC, June 20 /CNW Telbec/ - Thursday, June 21st,
media representatives are invited to witness the departure of the Valcartier
based troops to Montreal. They are also invited to the special tailgate party
at Parc Jeanne Mance in Montreal.
This major activity is organized by the Canadian Forces to celebrate the
upcoming deployment of some 2500 soldiers from the province of Quebec to
Afghanistan. A special tailgate party organized by the chain of command will
be held at Parc Jeanne Mance before the game to recognize the efforts and the
courage of our soldiers. About 2000 of the soon to be deployed personnel will
attend both the tailgate party as guests of honour and the pre-season game.
1 - MEDIA COVERAGE : QUEBEC CITY
WHERE: Valcartier Garrison, report to the main gate
WHEN: 11:10 am
CONTACT: 2nd Lieut. Alexandre Munoz at (418) 844-5000 ext. 4688 or at
NOTE: Media are requested to register with 2nd Lieut. Munoz prior to
2 - MEDIA COVERAGE : "TAILGATE PARTY"
WHERE: Parc Jeanne Mance, Montreal (east of Percival Molson stadium,
next to Avenue Du Parc.)
WHEN: from 4:30 pm until 6:00 pm
CONTACT: Sub-Lieut. Jean-Pierre Coulombe at (514) 252-2777 ext. 4291 or
at (514) 860-0076.
NOTE : Media are requested to register with Sub-Lieut. Coulombe prior
Media representatives will be expected to supply proper accreditation to
access at both sites. To gain access to the stadium, please contact the
Montreal Alouette's organization.
For further information:
For further information: 2nd Lieut. Alexandre Munoz, (418) 844-5000 ext.
4688, (514) 236-5125; Sub-Lieut. Jean-Pierre Coulombe, (514) 252-2777 ext.
4291, (514) 860-0076