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August 17, 2011 10:15 ET

Passport Canada St. John's Office Now Providing Bilingual Passport Services

GATINEAU, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Aug. 17, 2011) - Passport Canada is proud to announce that, effective today, its St. John's office is designated bilingual. By providing service in both official languages at the St. John's office, Passport Canada is demonstrating its ongoing commitment to improving services offered to official language minority communities in Canada.

"This is excellent news for the approximately 2,000 francophones in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador," said the Honourable Peter Penashue, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and President of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada, and Member of Parliament for the Labrador constituency. "I welcome the initiative of the St. John's Passport Canada office to serve our residents in both official languages."

The St. John's office is located at TD Place, 140 Water Street, Suite 802. Business hours are Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (local time).

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