OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 24, 2016) - The Honourable Hunter Tootoo, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, along with the Honourable Judy Foote, Minister of Public Services and Procurement and the Commissioner of the Canadian Coast Guard, Jody Thomas, will announce the awarded contract for a new helicopter full flight simulator.

As part of the event, media will have an opportunity to tour the helicopter simulator facility and take pictures aboard the simulator with Minister Tootoo and Minister Foote.

Date: February 25, 2016
Time: 09:00 a.m.
Location: 200 Comet Private, Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport
Ottawa, ON
K1V 9B4

Directions: Turn left off of Airport Parkway onto Airbus Private. Turn right onto Comet Private and your destination is on the left.

Parking: Attendees can use the parking lot North of 200 Comet Private (right side of Comet Private) the gate will be left open.

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Contact Information:

Media Relations
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
613-990-7537
Media.xncr@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Mike Murphy
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
613-992-3474