Media Advisory - Minister Alexander to unveil improvements to Canada's Citizenship Act

TORONTO, Feb. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister, Chris Alexander, will unveil improvements to Canada's Citizenship Act.

All media must RSVP to CIC Media Relations. Proof of press accreditation (identification) will be required on-site.

Please note there will be a not-for-attribution technical briefing and advance viewing of documents. Tape recorders and laptops will be permitted for note taking purposes only. Cell phones and Blackberries will be stored with CIC officials for the duration of the briefing.

DATE:   Thursday, February 6, 2014

LOCATION:

Fort York
Blue Barracks,
100 Garrison Road,
Toronto, Ontario
*Please note that parking is limited. Overflow parking is available on Garrison Road and 800 Fleet Street, near the Fort York Armoury.

TIME:

8:30 a.m.  (local time)
Viewing of public documents
Please note that this is a lock-up.  Out-of-town media interested in calling in must RSVP with CIC media and sign a confidentiality agreement. A number for a listen-in line will be provided.

9:00 a.m. (local time)
Technical briefing by CIC officials (not-for-attribution)
Please note that this is a lock-up.  Out-of-town media interested in calling in must RSVP with CIC media and sign a confidentiality agreement. A number for a listen-in line will be provided.

10:30 a.m. (local time)
News conference with Minister Alexander
Out-of-town media may dial in to the news conference at the number below.

613-960-7526 / 1-877-413-4814
Passcode: 6570534


SOURCE Citizenship and Immigration Canada

For further information:

(media only):

Alexis Pavlich
Minister's Office
Citizenship and Immigration Canada
613-954-1064

Media Relations
Citizenship and Immigration Canada - National Headquarters
613-952-1650
CIC-Media-Relations@cic.gc.ca