Media Advisory - Technical briefing for media on asylum seekers entering Canada between official ports of entry

LACOLLE, QC, Aug. 16, 2017 /CNW/ - Government officials from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) will be available to media to update on irregular border crossing by migrants, particularly on the situation in Quebec.



Thursday, August 17, 2017


10:00 a.m.  *local time


Centre Léodore-Ryan
Le Chalet Room
10 Rue Ste. Marie
Lacolle, QC
J0J 1J0


Notes for media:

  • The media technical briefing is for attribution.
  • Out-of-town journalists can also dial in to listen to the news conference. Please note this will be set up as a listen-only mode line.
  • Please note that lines will be open as of 9:45 a.m.
    • Toll-free dial-in number (Canada/US): 1-866-805-7923
    • Local dial-in number: 613-960-7518
    • Passcode: 4447819#


SOURCE Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

For further information: Media Relations, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, National Headquarters, 613-952-1650,


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