/R E P E AT -- Status of Women Canada - Media Advisory/

OTTAWA, Dec. 2, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, will make an important announcement to help prevent violence against young women committed in the name of so-called "honour" in Ottawa. The Minister will be joined by the Honourable Salma Ataullahjan, Senator of Ontario (Toronto) and Susan Truppe, Parliamentary Secretary for Status of Women and Member of Parliament for London North Centre.

Minister Leitch and other event participants will be available for a photo op and to answer questions following the press conference.

Please note that this advisory is subject to change without notice.

The details are as follows:

Date:     Tuesday, December 3
Time:      11:30 a.m.

Carleton University
University Centre Galleria
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario 


SOURCE Status of Women Canada

For further information:

Barbara Mottram
Director of Communications
Office of the Hon. Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, P.C.,
O.Ont., M.P.
Minister of Labour and Minister of
Status of Women
Tel: 819-953-5646
Fax: 819-994-5168