MINISTER McCALLUM TO PROVIDE UPDATE ON CANADA'S PLAN TO RESETTLE SYRIAN REFUGEES

Media Advisory

Ottawa, December 8, 2015 – The Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, will provide an update on Canada’s plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees.

A technical briefing will follow the ministerial announcement. The technical briefing is for background information only, not for attribution.

DATE: December 9, 2015

TIME: 9:30 a.m. (EST), Ministerial Announcement

10:15 a.m. (EST), Media Technical Briefing

LOCATION:

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 Collin Lafrance at collin.lafrance@parl.gc.ca.

PLEASE NOTE:

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

FOR MORE INFORMATION (media only):

Media Relations Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada 613-952-1650

Media Relations Department of National Defence 613-996-2353 Toll-Free: 1-866-377-0811

Media Relations Canada Border Services Agency 613-957-6500 Toll-Free: 1-877-761-5945

Media Relations Office Global Affairs Canada 343-203-7700 media@international.gc.ca

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