Media Advisory Article from  Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS TO UPDATE ON CANADA'S PLAN TO RESETTLE SYRIAN REFUGEES

Ottawa, ON – Departmental officials from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada will provide an update on Canada’s plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees. Mr. Carl Nicholson, Executive Director of Ottawa’s Catholic Centre for Immigrants will also share his experience as a Resettlement Assistance Program service provider organization working with refugees.

DATE:

Thursday, January 21, 2016

TIME:

10:00 a.m. (EST), Media Technical Briefing

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

PLACE:

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 Normand Gagnon at normand.gagnon@parl.gc.ca.

FOR MORE INFORMATION (media only):

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


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