Media Advisory - Employment and Social Development Canada

OTTAWA, Aug. 19, 2016 /CNW/ - The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, will launch the in-person consultation process on Accessibility Legislation. She will also participate in a tour of the Abilities Centre, which includes specialized training facilities for past and present Paralympic athletes.

Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local.

DATE: Tuesday, August 23, 2016


TIME:


12:20 p.m.

Abilities Centre media tour

1:00 p.m.

Accessible Canada announcement

1:05 p.m.

Armchair discussion with youth panel

1:30 p.m.

Group photo with participants

1:40p.m.

Meet and greet with the Minister

2:10 p.m.

Media availability


Notes for media: All activities are open to the media.
Questions will be taken during the media tour and the media availability.


PLACE:

Abilities Centre
Main Entrance
55 Gordon Street
Whitby, Ontario

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SOURCE Employment and Social Development Canada

For further information: (media only): Media Relations Office, Employment and Social Development Canada, 819-994-5559, media@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca


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