OTTAWA, June 9, 2014 /CNW/ - The Hon. Peter MacKay, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, will address the country's leading human rights conference on the morning of Thursday, June 12.
Entitled CASHRA 2014 - Accommodation Works! - Toward a more Inclusive Society, the conference begins on June 11 with a keynote address from Canadian athlete and human rights champion Mark Tewksbury.
CASHRA 2014 - Accommodation Works! - Toward a more Inclusive Society brings together human rights commissions from across the country, as well as employers, civil society organizations and others interested in contemporary human rights issues.
The event will feature thought-provoking discussion on key human rights issues, as well as latest developments in international, federal and provincial human rights law.
Accredited media wishing to cover this or any other portion of the event are advised to register in advance by calling 613-943-9118, by emailing [email protected], or by self-identifying on arrival at the registration desk.
Where: Victoria Room, John G. Diefenbaker Building, 111 Sussex Dr., Ottawa
What: Minister of Justice addresses national human rights conference
When: Thursday, June 12, 11:45 AM EDT
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SOURCE: Canadian Human Rights Commission
For further information: Media Contacts : Accredited media wishing to cover all or part of the CASHRA 2014 conference are asked to register by contacting: [email protected], tel: 613-943-9118, www.chrc-ccdp.gc.ca; www.chrc-ccdp.gc.ca