Feb 8, 2018 – Yellowknife, NWT – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces
Media are invited to participate in the Operation NUNALIVUT 2018 Media Visit Program which will be conducted in Resolute Bay and then Cambridge Bay, Nunavut from 11 to 13 March, 2018.
About 350 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members will take part in Operation NUNALIVUT 2018. Operation NUNALIVUT provides an opportunity for CAF members to operate in the northernmost regions of Canada and to enhance the CAF’s capability to respond to a variety of situations in The Arctic.
Departure from Yellowknife, NWT
What: Arctic operations and ice diving activities
Who: 2nd Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, Arctic Response Company Group from 38 Canadian Brigade Group, 1 Canadian Ranger Patrol Group, Fleet Diving Unit Atlantic and Canadian Army Combat divers
When: 11 – 13 March 2018
Where: Resolute Bay and then Cambridge Bay, NU
Notes to editor / news director:
Visiting media will have an opportunity to interview CAF members and see how the Canadian Armed Forces operates in one of the most austere environments in Canada. To participate in the media visit, please contact the Media Relations Office no later than 1600 hours ET on February 16 2018. The visit program will be dependent on the weather.
Department of National Defence