Canada welcomes Five Country Ministerial and Quintet of Attorneys General

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Ottawa, Ontario, June 23, 2017 – The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Canada's Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and the Honourable Ahmed D. Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, made the following statement today:

“We are pleased to welcome our counterparts and representatives from Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States to Ottawa on June 26-27 for meetings of the Five Country Ministerial and Quintet of Attorneys General.

Together, these meetings will offer an opportunity to continue and build on our strong cooperation with international partners on shared concerns to enhance safety and security, and to protect rights and freedoms, in Canada and abroad. We will have the chance to share views on common challenges faced by our similar justice systems, global refugee and migration issues, and national security.”

These meetings are closed to media representatives due to security measures.

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For more information, please visit the website www.publicsafety.gc.ca.

Information:

Scott Bardsley
Office of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
613-998-5681

Media Relations
Public Safety Canada
613-991-0657

Kathleen Davis
Communications and Parliamentary Affairs Advisor
Office of the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada
613-992-4621

Media Relations
Department of Justice Canada
613-957-4207
media@justice.gc.ca

Bernie Derible
Minister’s Office
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
613-954-1064

Media Relations
Communications Branch
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
613-952-1650
CIC-Media-Relations@cic.gc.ca


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