Citizenship and Immigration Canada

Citizenship and Immigration Canada

February 16, 2012 07:05 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER: Minister Kenney to Announce Important Move to Protect Canada's Immigration System

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 15, 2012) - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, will announce next steps in protecting Canada's immigration system.

A technical briefing lock-up by Citizenship and Immigration Canada and Public Safety Canada officials will precede this announcement*.

*Please note this is a not-for-attribution briefing. Tape recorders and laptops will be permitted for note taking purposes only. Cell phones and blackberries will be stored with Citizenship and Immigration Canada officials for the duration of the briefing.

DATE: Thursday, February 16, 2012
TIME: Documents available for viewing: 8:30 a.m. ET
Technical briefing lock-up: 9:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m. ET
News conference: 10:30 a.m. ET
LOCATION: National Press Theatre
150 Wellington Street,
Ottawa, Ontario

Journalists who are not members of the National Press Gallery will require accreditation from the gallery in advance. For more information, contact Collin Lafrance at collin.lafrance@parl.gc.ca

Out-of-town journalists can also dial in to listen to the news conference. Please note this will be a listen-mode only line.

Participant dial-in: 613-960-7526 / 1-877-413-4814

Passcode: 5730210

Contact Information

  • Media Relations
    Citizenship and Immigration Canada - National Headquarters
    613-952-1650
    CIC-Media-Relations@cic.gc.ca

    Candice Malcolm
    Minister's Office
    Citizenship and Immigration Canada
    613-954-1064