Media advisory - Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls - Ministers Hajdu and Bennett will be available to the media following the second meeting with family members

OTTAWA, Jan, 6, 2016 /CNW/ - Please be advised that the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Status of Women and Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay-Superior North, along with the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs will be available to the media following their meeting with family members and loved ones of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.

Please note that given the nature of the discussions to be had and out of respect for the attendees, these meetings are not open to the public or media. However, following this meeting, Ministers will be available to respond to questions from the media.

Summaries of meeting discussions will be posted to Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada's website as they are made available. Information on upcoming meetings will also be posted as it becomes available.

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

17:10 EST

Carlton Room
Victoria Inn
555 West Aruther Street
Thunder Bay, ON


SOURCE Government of Canada

For further information: Office of the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, (819) 997-0002; INAC Media Relations, (819) 953-1160; Nanci-Jean Waugh, Director General, Communications and Public Affairs, Status of Women Canada, 819-420-6810

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