Media Advisory Article from  Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Minister McCallum to provide update on Canada's plan to resettle Syrian refugees

Ottawa, ON – The Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship will provide an update on Canada’s plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees. A representative from the Refugee Working Group, The Anglican Diocese of Ottawa will also share his experience as a Sponsorship Agreement Holder working with refugees, for background information.


Wednesday, February 3, 2016


  • 11:15 a.m. (local time) – Media Technical Briefing
  • 12:15 p.m. (local time) – News Conference


National Press Theatre
150 Wellington Street
Ottawa, ON

Notes for media:

  • Please note: The media technical briefing is for background information only, not for attribution.
  • Journalists who are not members of the National Press Gallery will require accreditation from the Press Gallery in advance. For more information, contact Collin Lafrance at

For more information (media only):

Media Relations
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
National Headquarters

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