Media Availability and Technical Briefing

Media advisory

On July 23, officials from the Government of Canada and the Province of Nova Scotia will host a technical briefing for media regarding a joint review of the April tragedy in Nova Scotia. The technical briefing will be for background information only and not for attribution.

Following the briefing, the Honourable Bill Blair, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and the Honourable Mark Furey, Attorney General and Minister of Justice for Nova Scotia, will hold a press conference and take questions.

1)   Media Technical Briefing (not for attribution, via teleconference)       

Time: 11:30 a.m. ADT (10:30 a.m. EDT)

Media who wish to participate by phone can dial-in using the numbers below. Media are encouraged to dial-in 15 minutes before the start of the technical briefing. Teleconference participants will be able to ask questions.

Participant dial-in numbers: 1-877-413-4814 / 613-960-7519
Access Code: 5129983#

To receive embargoed copies of the presentation materials, please send an email to ps.mediarelations-relationsaveclesmedias.sp@canada.ca. Embargoed material will be shared with media 30 minutes prior to the briefing.

2)    Media Availability (via teleconference)

Time: 1:00 p.m. ADT (12:00 p.m. EDT)

Media who wish to participate by phone can dial-in using the numbers below. Media are encouraged to dial-in 15 minutes before the start of the media availability. Teleconference participants will be able to ask questions.

Participant dial-in numbers: 1-866-206-0153 / 613-954-9003
Access Code: 9489627#       

Live stream information:

Novascotia.ca/stayinformed/webcast

Facebook.com/nsgov

Youtube.com/nsgov

Contacts

Mary-Liz Power
Press Secretary 
Office of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
mary-liz.power@canada.ca 

Media Relations
Public Safety Canada
613-991-0657
ps.mediarelations-relationsaveclesmedias.sp@canada.ca


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