SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - July 23, 2015) - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of National Defence, on behalf of the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, will make an announcement in support of the Canadian Armed Forces that will create local jobs and growth.

Date: July 27, 2015
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Rheinmetall Canada Inc.
225 Séminaire Boulevard South
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec

Media are asked to arrive at 9 a.m. for a question and answer session with departmental officials.

Due to security requirements, all media must register in advance. Photo ID will be required to access the premises. Camera equipment will be permitted.

Media are asked to confirm their attendance by July 24, 2015, at 4 p.m. by sending an email to Élaine Ouimet, Corporate Communications Coordinator for Rheinmetall Canada Inc., at eouimet@rheinmetall.ca.

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Contact Information:

Kayla Iafelice
Office of the Honourable Diane Finley
819-997-5421

Lauren Armstrong
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of National Defence
613-996-3100

Media Relations
Public Works and Government Services Canada
819-420-5501