Media Advisory - Employment and Social Development Canada

OTTAWA, June 1, 2017 /CNW/ - The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, will participate in the Neil Squire Society's Buildathon and make an announcement regarding improving the participation and integration of Canadians with disabilities.

A photo opportunity and media availability will follow.

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



Friday, June 2, 2017


Minister's speech: 9:15 a.m.             


TELUS Garden

510 W Georgia Street

Innovation Centre, 5th floor

Vancouver, British Columbia


Media representatives are asked to arrive no
later than 9:00 a.m. to register and are
required to present proper identification for accreditation.


Accessible entrance :
The entire building is accessible

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SOURCE Employment and Social Development Canada

For further information: (media only): Ashley Michnowski, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, 819-934-1122 / TTY: 1-866-702-6967, Media Relations Office, Employment and Social Development Canada, 819-994-5559,

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