UPDATED WITH TIME CHANGE: Minister Goodale to Host National Summit on Gun and Gang Violence

Media advisory

Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, as he hosts a one-day National Summit on Gun and Gang Violence.

This summit will bring together partners from government, law enforcement, academia, community organizations and mayors from some of Canada’s largest urban centres to tackle gun and gang violence.

The Minister will host a media availability in the afternoon and media are invited to his closing remarks. The rest of the summit will be closed to media. Sessions will be live-streamed at: http://video.isilive.ca/pssp/2018-03-07/english.html. Media present on-site will be able to view the stream live in the Media Room.

Date
Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Location
John G. Diefenbaker Building
111 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario

Events open to media are:

1)     Afternoon media availability with the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Time (UPDATED): 2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. EST

Location: Media Room, John G. Diefenbaker Building, 111 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario

* Event will be broadcast via Periscope

2)     Closing Ceremony featuring the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Time: 4:20 p.m. EST

Location: Victoria Hall, John G. Diefenbaker Building, 111 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario

* Event will be broadcast via Periscope and Facebook Live. There will be no media availability following the Minister’s closing remarks.

All journalists and media staff/technicians must present valid press accreditation.

If you have any questions about the registration process or requirements, please contact Media Relations at: ps.mediarelations-relationsaveclesmedias.sp@canada.ca  or 1-613-991-0657.

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Information

Scott Bardsley
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
613-998-5681
scott.bardsley@canada.ca

Media Relations
Public Safety Canada
613-991-0657


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