Canadian Heritage

Canadian Heritage

November 15, 2006 18:04 ET

Media Advisory: Canadian Heritage

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 15, 2006) - James Abbott, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Member of Parliament (Kootenay-Columbia), will meet with members of the Indo-Canadian community in Vancouver, on Saturday, to discuss plans to commemorate the Komagata Maru incident. The meeting will provide an opportunity for individuals to present suggestions to the Government.

There will be a photo opportunity before the meeting. The session itself will be closed to media, but journalists will be allowed to remain for the opening statements only.

There will be a media availability with Mr. Abbott following the meeting.

Please note that this advisory is subject to change without notice.

The details are as follows:



Date: Saturday, November 18

Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Place: Bell Performing Arts Centre
6250 - 144th Street
Surrey, British Columbia


Contact Information

  • Office of the Minister of Canadian Heritage
    and Status of Women
    Chisholm Pothier, Director of Communications
    819-997-7788
    or
    Canadian Heritage
    Janet Miller
    Communications
    604-666-3633