Public Service Announcement - Seasonal CF-18 firing exercises at Valcartier Garrison - September 25 to October 1, 2009

    VALCARTIER GARRISON, QC, Sept. 10 /CNW Telbec/ - The Valcartier Garrison
would like to inform the neighbouring population on the CF-18 seasonal firing
exercises which will take place from September 25 to October 1, 2009 at
Valcartier Garrison.
    All firing exercises will take place between 1:00 pm and 11:00 pm during
the week, except for Friday, when the exercise will end at 6:00 pm. There may
be an exercise on Saturday which will also finish at 6:00pm. No exercises are
scheduled for Sunday. The noise of explosions and aircraft movements may be
heard during this time.
    CF-18 firing exercises are part of regular training for Canada's Air
Force fighter pilots stationed at Bagotville. These exercises are generally
held over short periods of time totalling approximately 12 weeks per year. All
of the necessary steps have been taken to ensure that the exercises run
smoothly and to minimize any inconvenience to residents in the surrounding

For further information:

For further information: Stéphan Boivin, 5 Area Support Group Public
Affairs Officer, (418) 844-5000, ext. 7146

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