/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Government Officials to Update on Canada's Plan to Resettle Syrian Refugees/

OTTAWA, Jan. 20, 2016 /CNW/ - Departmental officials from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada will provide an update on Canada's plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees. Mr. Carl Nicholson, Executive Director of Ottawa's Catholic Centre for Immigrants will also share his experience as a Resettlement Assistance Program service provider organization working with refugees.

DATE: Thursday, January 21, 2016

TIME: 10:00 a.m. (EST), Media Technical Briefing

PLEASE NOTE: The media technical briefing is for background information only, not for attribution.


National Press Theatre
150 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario

Journalists who are not members of the National Press Gallery will require accreditation from the gallery in advance. For more information, contact Normand Gagnon at normand.gagnon@parl.gc.ca.

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. 

Participant dial-in numbers:
Local: 613-960-7527
Toll-free from Canada and U.S.:
Pass code: 1372929

International callers must dial the local phone number for proper access.


SOURCE Citizenship and Immigration Canada

For further information: (media only): Media Relations, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, National Headquarters, 613-952-1650, CIC-Media-Relations@cic.gc.ca


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