OTTAWA, March 1, 2017 /CNW/ - Departmental officials from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) will brief the media and take questions from reporters regarding the Government of Canada's approach to dealing with asylum seekers entering between official ports of entry.
The briefing is for background information only and not for attribution.
Thursday, March 2, 2017
9:00 a.m. EST
National Press Theatre
150 Wellington Street
Media who wish to participate by phone can dial-in using the numbers below. This is a listen-only line. The teleconference line will be open as early as 8:30 a.m. EST.
Participant dial-in numbers:
Access numbers / Toll free (Canada and U.S.): 613-954-9003 / 866-206-0153
Access Code: 8276996
Journalists who are not members of the National Press Gallery will require accreditation from the gallery in advance. For more information, contact Collin Lafrance at [email protected].
SOURCE Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada
For further information: Scott Bardsley, Office of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Tel.: 613-998-5681; Public Safety Canada Media Relations, National Headquarters, Tel.: 613-991-0657, E-mail: [email protected]; Minister's Office, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, Tel.: 613-954-1064; Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Media Relations, National Headquarters, Tel.: 613-952-1650, E-mail: [email protected]; Canada Border Services Agency Media Relations, National Headquarters, Tel.: 613-957-6500, E-mail: [email protected]; Royal Canadian Mounted Police Media Relations, National Headquarters, Tel.: 613-843-5999