Department of Canadian Heritage

Department of Canadian Heritage

August 04, 2016 13:00 ET

Media Advisory: Cross-Canada Official Languages Consultations 2016

SHERBROOKE, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Aug. 4, 2016) - Randy Boissonnault, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage, accompanied by the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, will lead a roundtable on official languages in Sherbrooke, Quebec, this Friday, August 5. On behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, Mr. Boissonnault will lead this discussion as a part of the Cross-Canada Official Languages Consultations.

Media representatives will have an opportunity to take photographs at the beginning of the roundtable. The exercise will be followed by a media availability with Mr. Boissonnault. Media representatives who wish to attend the consultations may do so as observers. It is also possible to follow the consultations by webcast:

- in French: https://duosonweb.com/fr/public

- in English: https://duosonweb.com/en/public

Note: All details are subject to change without notice. All times are local.

The details are as follows:

DATE:
Friday, August 5, 2016
TIME:
The roundtable and photo session begin at 1 p.m.
The roundtable ends and the media availability begins at 3 p.m.
PLACE:
Bandeen Hall, Bishop's University
2600 College Street
Sherbrooke, Quebec

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  • Pierre-Olivier Herbert
    Press Secretary
    Office of the Minister of Canadian Heritage
    819-997-7788

    Media Relations
    Canadian Heritage
    819-994-9101
    1-866-569-6155
    pch.media-media.pch@canada.ca