Canadian Human Rights Commission

Canadian Human Rights Commission

November 17, 2010 15:36 ET

Media Advisory: 2010 Discrimination Prevention Forum

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 17, 2010) - The Canadian Human Rights Commission, in collaboration with the Assembly of First Nations, the Manitoba Human Rights Commission and the Aboriginal Chamber of Commerce, is hosting the 2010 Discrimination Prevention Forum in Winnipeg, November 23 to 25.

This year's Forum focuses on the advancement of Aboriginal people in the workplace. Keynote speakers include Phil Fontaine, Former National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations and Tewanee Joseph, Executive Director for the Four Host First Nations Secretariat of the 2010 Olympics.

Commission representatives will be available to speak with the media.

Date & Time:
 
Opening remarks by CHRC Deputy Commissioner David Langtry and keynote address by Mr. Phil Fontaine 
Tuesday, Nov. 23 (9:00 am to 10:45 am)
   
  Opening remarks by CHRC Secretary General Karen Mosher and keynote address by Mr. Tewanee Joseph 
Wednesday, Nov. 24(8:30 am to 10:00 am)  
   
Location:
 
 
 
Winnipeg Convention Centre 
375 York Avenue 
Winnipeg, MB R3C 3J3 
(204) 956-1720 

RSVP before November 19, 2010 at 3:00 p.m.

Details on the program, speakers and participants are available on the Internet at www.chrc-ccdp.gc.ca

Contact Information

  • Canadian Human Rights Commission
    Media Relations
    613-943-9118