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Media Advisory: Industry Canada to Hold Media Lock-Up

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 12/07/12 -- Media are invited to attend a lock-up to support an important Government of Canada announcement, during which a short briefing will be provided.

Date:       Friday, December 7, 2012                                        
Lock-up and briefing for media:                                             
Time:       3:30 p.m. Registration                                          
            4:00 p.m. Briefing begins                                       
            5:00 p.m. Embargo lifted                                        
Location:   Aboriginal Peoples Committee Room, 160-S                        
            Centre Block, Parliament Hill                                   
            Ottawa, Ontario                                                 
Note:       Media are asked to confirm their attendance in advance of the   
            lock-up by calling 613-943-2502.                                

Media lock-up details:

Once the media lock-up has begun, no one will be allowed to leave the room or contact his/her office until the embargo is lifted. Journalists will be required to sign an undertaking to respect the release arrangements. Please note: wireless connection will NOT be available.

Wireless communication devices such as cellular phones, BlackBerrys, personal digital assistants or any other removable wireless communication devices (including modems, air cards and wireless microphones) will not be allowed in the lock-up area.

Margaux Stastny
Director of Communications
Office of the Honourable Christian Paradis
Minister of Industry

Media Relations
Industry Canada

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