Media Advisory - Employment and Social Development Canada

OTTAWA, June 8, 2016 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will celebrate Canadians who make a difference in people's lives and in their communities during the Canada's Volunteer Awards ceremony.

Minister Duclos will be joined by members of the Thérèse Casgrain family to present a Canadian with the Thérèse Casgrain Lifetime Achievement Award, which recognizes an individual who has demonstrated significant dedication to making a difference and showing leadership over the course of their life. 

Minister Duclos and recipients will be available for a photo opportunity and to answer questions from the media following the ceremony.

Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local.

DATE:    

Thursday, June 9, 2016



TIME:     

10:00 a.m.



PLACE:  

John G. Diefenbaker Building
Confederation Room
111 Sussex Drive  
Ottawa, Ontario

 

NOTE:

All media representatives must confirm their attendance.
Upon arrival, representatives will have to register and will be escorted to the room where the ceremony will be held.

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SOURCE Employment and Social Development Canada

For further information: (media only): Media Relations Office, Employment and Social Development Canada, 819-994-5559, media@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca


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