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

OTTAWA, Nov. 1st, 2016 /CNW/ - The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, will host the National Youth Forum on accessibility. This event, an important part of the Government's national consultation process, will inform the development of the planned accessibility legislation.

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


Tuesday, November 1, 2016


9:15 a.m. Opening Plenary – including remarks by Minister Qualtrough

12:10 p.m. Media availability

Note: Media representatives who wish to conduct an interview with the Minister may do so by contacting ESDC's Media Relations Unit in advance to schedule an interview.           

1:15 p.m. Workshop by Luca "LazyLegz" Patuelli

1:20 p.m. The Prime Minister will deliver remarks on Accessibility and participate in a Q&A

Note: Media should arrive no later than 12:45 p.m.

3:40 p.m. Plenary – Panel Discussion

Each of the above segments will be live-streamed at: https://www.facebook.com/AccessibleGC and https://twitter.com/AccessibleGC


Carleton University
Residence Commons
Room: Fenn Lounge
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario


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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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