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Lieutenant Governor John James Kinley will present Medals of
Bravery to 23 draegermen and bare-faced miners of the Westray
Mine Disaster at a special ceremony at Government House, Halifax,
at 10 a.m. today, Friday, June 21.

Media should meet Carla Burns at the outside entrance of
Government House at 9:30 a.m. today, Friday, June 21. Still
photographers and reporters will be escorted to the media
position inside the ballroom.

Due to limited space inside Government House, a video pool will
be provided by Legislative Reporting Services. An adjacent room
with a monitor and soundfeed will be provided.

Following the ceremony (approximately 10:35 a.m.) some recipients
may be available for media interviews.


Contact: Carla Burns  902-424-2876

trp                      June 21, 1996 - 8:30 a.m.