Media Advisory - Government officials to update on Canada's plan to resettle Syrian refugees

OTTAWA, Feb. 24, 2016 /CNW/ - Departmental officials from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada will provide an update on Canada's plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees.

Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Time: 11:00 a.m. (local time)*


National Press Theatre
150 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario

Notes for media:

  • 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 gallery in advance. For more information, contact Collin Lafrance at
  • Out-of-town journalists can dial in to listen to the media technical briefing.  Please note this will be set up as a listen-only mode line. 
    • *Please note: lines will be open as of 10:45 a.m.
    • Participant dial-in numbers:
      • Local: 613-960-7527
      • Toll-free from Canada and U.S.:
      • Pass code: 1775591
    • International callers must dial the local phone number for proper access.


SOURCE Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

For further information: (media only): Media Relations, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, National Headquarters, 613-952-1650,


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