Media Advisory - Minister McCallum to provide update on Canada's plan to resettle Syrian refugees

OTTAWA, Dec. 8, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, will provide an update on Canada's plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees.

A technical briefing will follow the ministerial announcement. The technical briefing is for background information only, not for attribution.

 

DATE:

December 9, 2015



TIME:

9:30 a.m. (EST), Ministerial Announcement




10:15 a.m. (EST), Media Technical Briefing



LOCATION:


National Press Theatre
150 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario

 

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 collin.lafrance@parl.gc.ca.

Out-of-town journalists can also dial in to listen to the news conference, as well as the technical briefing. Please note these will be set up as listen-only mode lines. 

International callers must dial the local phone number for proper access.

Ministerial Announcement:

Participant dial-in numbers:
Local: 613-960-7527
Toll-free from Canada and U.S.:
1-877-413-4815
Pass code: 6778247

Technical Briefing:

Participant dial-in numbers:
Local: 613-960-7527
Toll-free from Canada and U.S.:
1-877-413-4815
Pass code: 3767278

PLEASE NOTE:

The media technical briefing is for background information only, not for attribution.

 

SOURCE Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada

For further information: (media only): Media Relations, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, 613-952-1650; Media Relations, Department of National Defence, 613-996-2353, Toll-Free: 1-866-377-0811; Media Relations, Canada Border Services Agency, 613-957-6500, Toll-Free: 1-877-761-5945; Media Relations Office, Global Affairs Canada ,343-203-7700, media@international.gc.ca

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