Media advisory - Technical briefing and media availability on the First Nations Control of First Nations Education Act

/CNW/ - Please be advised that departmental representatives from Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada will hold a technical briefing on the First Nations Control of First Nations Education Act.

OTTAWA, April 9, 2014 The technical briefing will be followed by a media availability with the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development in the House of Commons Foyer.

Thursday, April 10, 2014
10:10 a.m EDT
National Press Theatre
165 Sparks Street

For media interested in attending the technical briefing in person, please note access to the National Press Theatre is restricted to media accredited through the Parliamentary Press Gallery. For more information on accreditation, contact Terry Guillon, Chief of the Press Gallery, at 613-992-4511 or

Media who would like to take part in the conference call must dial 613-960-7526 or 1-877-413-4814 and enter pass code 1299597 at least 10 minutes before the call is scheduled to begin.

The briefing is for background information only, not for attribution

11:30 a.m. EDT
House of Commons Foyer

SOURCE: Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada

For further information: Erica Meekes, Press Secretary, Office of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, 819-997-0002; AANDC Media Relations Line, 819-953-1160

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