/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister McCallum and Minister Philpott to provide update on Canada's plan to resettle Syrian refugees/

MISSISSAUGA, ON , Dec. 30, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and The Honourable Jane Philpott, Chair of the Cabinet Ad Hoc Committee on Refugees and Minister of Health will provide an update on Canada's plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees.



Thursday, December 31, 2015


10:30 a.m.: Minister McCallum and Minister Philpott meet and greet with staff of the Welcome Centre *

*Photo opportunity – cameras only

11:00 a.m.: News conference*

*Please note premises will close to media and all guests at 12:15 p.m. sharp.


Toronto Pearson International Airport

Infield Terminal
2710 Britannia Road East
Across the street from Cargo 3 Building, through Gate V411F.
Mississauga, Ontario


Please note that there is no parking available within the terminal gates.

Journalists must bring photo ID and media accreditation.

Out-of-town journalists can also dial in to participate in the news conference. Questions will be taken from reporters on site and reporters on the phone as time allows.

Participant dial-in numbers:
Local: 613-960-7526
Toll-free from Canada and U.S.:
Pass code: 6486380

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


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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