Media Advisory - Media Technical Briefing on the Preclearance Act 2016 (Bill C-23)

OTTAWA, Feb. 21, 2017 /CNW/ - Public Safety Canada and Canada Border Services Agency will brief the media and take questions from reporters on Bill C-23, the Preclearance Act, 2016.  

The technical briefing will be available via Periscope.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

3:45 p.m. EST

National Press Theatre
150 Wellington Street
Ottawa, ON

Cameras are permitted.

Media who wish to participate by phone can dial-in using the numbers below. The teleconference line will be open as early as 3:15 p.m. EST. Teleconference participants will be able to ask questions.

Participant dial-in numbers:
Access numbers / Toll free (Canada and U.S.): 613-960-7526 / 877-413-4814
Access Code: 3538595

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


SOURCE Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada

For further information: Scott Bardsley, Office of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, 613-998-5681; Media Relations, Public Safety Canada, Tel.: 613-991-0657, Email:; CBSA Media Relations, Tel.: 613-957-6500, Email:


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