OTTAWA, Oct. 17, 2016 /CNW/ - The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, the Honourable David Zimmer, Ontario Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation and the Algonquin Negotiation Representatives for the Algonquins of Ontario will attend a special event to mark a key milestone in ongoing negotiations on the Algonquins of Ontario land claim.
The announcement will be followed by a media availability.
A technical briefing with negotiators for the three parties will also be held via teleconference following the event. The technical briefing will answer questions of a technical nature related to the announcement.
For media interested in attending the event, please note that access to the Parliament is restricted to media accredited through the Parliamentary Press Gallery. For more information on accreditation, contact the Press Gallery at:
Phone number: 613-992-6517
Guests are to enter through Senate Security.
October 18, 2016
8:00 a.m. (EST) - event start
9:10 a.m. (EST) - media availability
10:30 a.m. - technical briefing
For dial-in information please contact INAC Media Relations at:
Phone number: 819-953-1160
Aboriginal Peoples Committee Room – 160 EST
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SOURCE Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
For further information: Sabrina Williams, Press Secretary, Office of the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, 613-697-8316; INAC Media Relations, 819-953-1160, firstname.lastname@example.org; Blair Ostrom, Office of the Honourable David Zimmer, 416-314-6750; Flavia Mussio, Communications, Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Ontario, 416-314-9455; Janet Stavinga, Executive Director, Algonquins of Ontario Consultation Office, 613-296-1848