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

OTTAWA, Feb. 2, 2016 /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 representative from the Refugee Working Group, The Anglican Diocese of Ottawa will also share his experience as a Sponsorship Agreement Holder working with refugees, for background information.

Date:  Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Time:

11:15 a.m. (local time) – Media Technical Briefing

12:15 p.m. (local time) – News Conference

Place:

National Press Theatre
150 Wellington Street
Ottawa, ON

Notes for media:

  • PLEASE NOTE: The media technical briefing is for background information only, not for attribution.
  • Journalists who are not members of the National Press Gallery will require accreditation from the Press 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.  Please note this will be set up as a listen-only mode line. 
    • Participant dial-in number:
    • 613-960-7527 / 1-877-413-4815
    • Passcode: 2210477

 

SOURCE Citizenship and Immigration Canada

For further information: (media only): Media Relations, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, National Headquarters, 613-952-1650, CIC-Media-Relations@cic.gc.ca

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