Public Safety Canada

Public Safety Canada

May 23, 2009 08:16 ET

Media Advisory: Public Safety Minister Van Loan to Meet With U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Napolitano in Detroit and Ottawa

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 23, 2009) - The Honourable Peter Van Loan, Minister of Public Safety, will meet DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano over a two-day period to discuss shared border and security issues.

Members of the media are invited to attend the following:

Minister Van Loan and Secretary Napolitano will sign a law enforcement agreement and participate in a media availability



Date: May 26, 2009
Time: 12:00 p.m. (EST)(i)
Location: Fort Street Cargo Facility
2810 West Fort Street
Detroit, Michigan


(i) Journalists must arrive two hours prior to the start of the event (10:00 a.m.) to allow for appropriate security clearances. Journalists travelling to the U.S. for this event should have acceptable identification documents to enter (passport or proof of citizenship) and media credentials.

Minister Van Loan and Secretary Napolitano will participate in a media availability



Date: May 27, 2009
Time: 10:00 a.m. (EST)
Location: Centre Block Foyer
Parliament Hill(i)
Ottawa


(i) Journalists who are not members of Canada's Parliamentary Press Gallery must request accreditation by e-mailing a Letter of Assignment to Collin Lafrance at lafraco@parl.gc.ca no later than 9:00 on Wednesday.

Contact Information

  • Public Safety Canada
    Media Relations
    613-991-0657