Media Advisory - Minister Wilson-Raybould to Make an Announcement

OTTAWA, June 5, 2017 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, P.C., Q.C., M.P., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, accompanied by Joël Lightbound, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health, will make an announcement regarding legislation to modernize the Criminal Code.

The Department of Justice Canada will hold a technical briefing before the press conference.

Reporters can participate via teleconference by calling 1-866-206-0153 (toll-free) or 613-954-9003 (local), access code 2363815 (followed by #).



Tuesday June 6, 2017

Location (technical briefing):

11:00 am (local time)  

National Press Theatre

150 Wellington Street

Ottawa, Ontario

Note: The technical briefing is for background purposes and is not for attribution.

Location (press conference):

12:30 p.m. (local time)

Foyer of the House of Commons

Centre Block

Parliament Hill 


The press conference will also be live-streamed via Facebook Live (


SOURCE Justice Canada, Department of

For further information: Kathleen Davis, Office of the Minister of Justice, 613-992-4621; Media Relations Office, Department of Justice Canada, 613-957-4207


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