Minister Wilson-Raybould to Make an Announcement

Media Advisory

The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, P.C., Q.C., M.P., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, accompanied by Joël Lightbound, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health, will make an announcement regarding legislation to modernize the Criminal Code.

The Department of Justice Canada will hold a technical briefing before the press conference.

Reporters can participate via teleconference by calling 1-866-206-0153 (toll-free) or 613-954-9003 (local), access code 2363815 (followed by #).


Date: Tuesday June 6, 2017

Location (technical briefing): 

                       11:00 am (local time)  

                       National Press Theatre

                       150 Wellington Street

                       Ottawa, Ontario 


Note: The technical briefing is for background purposes and is not for attribution.


Location (press conference): 

                      12:30 p.m. (local time)

                      Foyer of the House of Commons

                      Centre Block

                      Parliament Hill 


The press conference will also be live-streamed via Facebook Live (



                         Kathleen Davis

                         Office of the Minister of Justice



                         Media Relations Office

                         Department of Justice Canada


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