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
11:15 a.m. (local time) – Media Technical Briefing
12:15 p.m. (local time) – News Conference
National Press Theatre
150 Wellington Street
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 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