Media advisory - Minister Duclos to kick off first Government of Canada hackathon to reduce homelessness

OTTAWA, Nov 17, 2016 /CNW/ - Tomorrow, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will deliver opening remarks at Partnering to Hack Homelessness, a weekend-long event organized by Employment and Social Development Canada, in partnership with Datafest Ottawa and Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada.

A photo opportunity and media availability will follow.

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


Friday, November 18, 2016


6:00 p.m.


Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

235 Queen Street, Level C3, Lab

Ottawa, Ontario

Minister Duclos's remarks will also be streamed live:

SOURCE Employment and Social Development Canada

For further information: (media only): Media Relations Office, Employment and Social Development Canada, 819-994-5559,

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