/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Employment and Social Development Canada/

OTTAWA, June 8, 2016 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will celebrate Canadians who make a difference in people's lives and in their communities during the Canada's Volunteer Awards ceremony.

Minister Duclos will be joined by members of the Thérèse Casgrain family to present a Canadian with the Thérèse Casgrain Lifetime Achievement Award, which recognizes an individual who has demonstrated significant dedication to making a difference and showing leadership over the course of their life. 

Minister Duclos and recipients will be available for a photo opportunity and to answer questions from the media following the ceremony.

Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local.


Thursday, June 9, 2016


10:00 a.m.


John G. Diefenbaker Building
Confederation Room
111 Sussex Drive  
Ottawa, Ontario



All media representatives must confirm their attendance.
Upon arrival, representatives will have to register and will be escorted to the room where the ceremony will be held.

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SOURCE Employment and Social Development Canada

For further information: (media only): Media Relations Office, Employment and Social Development Canada, 819-994-5559, media@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca

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