/R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Special ceremony with the Sayisi Dene First Nation/

OTTAWA, Aug. 12, 2016 /CNW/ - The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs will join Chief Ernest Bussidor of the Sayisi Dene First Nation and its members for a special ceremony at Tadoule Lake to mark the Government of Canada's formal apology for the relocation of the community in the 1950s and 1960s. Complementary events will be held in Churchill and Winnipeg.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

11:00 a.m. CDT – Event begins
12:20 p.m. CDT – Media availability  

Band Hall
Sayisi Dene First Nation
Tadoule Lake, MB
R0B 2C0


Tuesday, August 16, 2016

3:15 p.m. CDT – Event begins
4:30 p.m. CDT – Media availability

Dene Village
Churchill, MB          

Contact the First Nation for directions.

In the case of inclement weather:
Pioneer Room, Town Centre Complex
180 LaVerendrye
Churchill, MB
R0B 0E0


Wednesday, August 17, 2016

8:30 a.m. CDT – Event begins
9:30 a.m. CDT – Media availability

Canadian Human Rights Museum
Garden of Contemplation, 3rd floor  (use group entrance)      
85 Israel Asper Way
Winnipeg, MB R3C 0L5

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SOURCE Government of Canada

For further information: Sabrina Williams, Press Secretary, Office of the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, (819) 997-0002; INAC Media Relations, (819) 953-1160, pau@aadnc-aandc.gc.ca; Sayisi Dene First Nation, Chief Ernest Bussidor (204) 684-2022; Bernice Thorassie (204) 684-2266

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