Media Advisory Article from  Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

MINISTERS ANNOUNCE CANADA'S PLAN TO RESETTLE SYRIAN REFUGEES

Ottawa, November 24, 2015 – The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, the Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, the Honourable Harjit Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, will announce Canada’s plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees.

PLEASE NOTE: The ministerial announcement will be preceded by an embargoed technical briefing.

DATE: November 24, 2015

TIME: 

  • 2:15 p.m. (EST), Media Technical Briefing
  • 3:30 p.m. (EST), Ministerial Announcement

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.

FOR MORE INFORMATION (media only):

Media Relations
Health Canada/Public Health Agency of Canada
613-957-2983

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
Public Safety Canada
613-991-0657

Media Relations
Canadian Heritage
819-994-9101
Toll-Free: 1-866-569-6155


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