Media advisory - Canadian Centre for Child Protection



    OTTAWA, Jan. 28 /CNW/ - The media are invited to attend a major
announcement tomorrow by the Honourable Stockwell Day, Minister of Public
Safety, regarding the new Canadian Centre for Child Protection
(www.protectchildren.ca).

    
    DATE:  JANUARY 29, 2008

    TIME:  3:30 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.

    PLACE: NATIONAL PRESS BUILDING
           150 WELLINGTON STREET/165 SPARKS STREET
           ROOM 2-2 (Second floor)
           OTTAWA, ONTARIO

    SPEAKERS:

    - Honourable Stockwell Day, Minister of Public Safety;
    - Honourable Vic Toews, President of Treasury Board;
    - Lianna McDonald, Executive Director, Canadian Centre for Child
      Protection;
    - RCMP Supt. Earla-Kim McColl, National Child Exploitation Co-ordination
      Centre
    

    Executives from Bell Canada, TELUS, Honeywell and Shaw will also be in 
attendance.

    NOTE TO PHOTO EDITORS: A computer lab will also be set up at the event
where a group of Grade One students will conduct a brief demonstration of an
interactive online child safety tool for the Ministers and guests.

    About the Canadian Centre for Child Protection

    The Canadian Centre for Child Protection is a new national non-profit
organization dedicated to the personal safety of all children. With its roots
in community child protection for more than two decades, the Centre was
established to provide national intervention and prevention activities. Key
programs include Cybertip.ca, which has received nearly 25,000 reports from
Canadians, and Kids in the Know, which is being delivered in school across
Canada. To learn more about the Centre and its programs, please visit
www.protectchildren.ca.




For further information:

For further information: Lisa Crawford, Bluesky Strategy Group, (613)
241-3512 x 224, lisa@blueskystrategygroup.com; Stuart McCarthy, Bluesky
Strategy Group, (613) 241-3512 x 229, stuart@blueskystrategygroup.com

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