Public Safety Canada

Public Safety Canada

November 09, 2010 15:21 ET

Media Advisory: Canadian and U.S. Officials to Meet for Cross-Border Crime Forum

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 9, 2010) - The Honourable Vic Toews, Canada's Minister of Public Safety, and the Honourable Rob Nicholson, Canada's Minister of Justice, will meet with their U.S. counterparts, Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, during the 2010 Cross-Border Crime Forum (November 10, 2010).

This Forum continues joint discussions to advance a strategic dialogue on a shared vision for border security for Canada and the United States. Canada continues to work with its longtime friend and ally in a way that enhances security, and supports competitiveness, job creation and economic prosperity.

A brief photo opportunity will follow.

Date Wednesday, November 10, 2010
   
Time 1:45 p.m. EST 
   
Location 7th Floor Conference Room
Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C.
OPEN PRESS 

REGISTER:

Reporters must RSVP to Jacqueline.I.Ortiz@usdoj.gov by 11 A.M. EST on Wednesday, November 10. All media must present government-issued photo I.D. (such as a driver's license) as well as valid media credentials.  Media may begin arriving at 1:00 P.M. and must enter the Department at the visitor's entrance on Constitution Ave. N.W., between Ninth and Tenth Streets.  Press inquiries regarding logistics should be directed to the Office of Public Affairs at 202-514-2007. 

Contact Information

  • Public Safety Canada
    Media Relations
    613-991-0657