Media Advisory - Canadian Security Intelligence Service and Justice Canada to hold media availability, followed by technical briefing

OTTAWA, Nov. 3, 2016 /CNW/ - Michel Coulombe, Director of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), and Robert Frater, Chief General Counsel for Justice Canada, will hold a media availability on a recent Federal Court decision.

Following the media availability, CSIS and Justice Canada officials will conduct a background technical briefing for the media via teleconference. The briefing is for background information only and not for attribution.

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Media Availability

5:00 p.m. EDT

National Press Theatre
150 Wellington Street
Ottawa, ON

Media who wish to listen-in live to the event can use the numbers below. This is a listen-only line. Participating media can call in as early as 4:45 p.m. EDT - local time.

Journalists who are not members of the National Press Gallery will require accreditation from the gallery in advance. For more information, contact Collin Lafrance at

Teleconference: LISTEN-ONLY
Access numbers / Toll free (Canada and U.S.): 613-960-7527 / 877-413-4815
Access Code: 4974802

Media Technical Briefing (Teleconference Only)

6:15 p.m. EDT

Participating media can call in as early as 6:00 p.m. EDT - local time.

Media Technical Briefing
Participant dial-in numbers:
Access numbers / Toll free (Canada and U.S.): 613-960-7526 / 877-413-4814
Access Code: 7556997


SOURCE Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS)

For further information: Media Relations, Canadian Security Intelligence Service, 613-231-0100,

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