Media advisory: Ministers Lametti and Bennett to Hold Media Availability

Media advisory: Ministers Lametti and Bennett to Hold Media Availability

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 202034 Views

From: Department of Justice Canada

The Honourable David Lametti, P.C., Q.C., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, M.D., Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, will make an announcement related to the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

They will be joined by National Chief Perry Bellegarde of the Assembly of First Nations, President Natan Obed of the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, and National Spokesperson David Chartrand of the Métis National Council. Chief Wilton Littlechild will also be present, along with Elders who will open the event.

Officials from Justice Canada, Crown-Indigenous Relations and Natural Resources Canada will hold a technical briefing prior to the press conference.

Technical Briefing for Media

Date: Thursday, December 3, 2020
Time: 10:15 a.m. (ET)

Reporters can participate via teleconference by calling 1‑888‑265‑0903 (toll-free) or 613‑960‑7527 (local), access code 6268098 (followed by #).

Note: The technical briefing is for background purposes and is not for attribution. Media wishing to receive a copy of the briefing presentation are asked to send a request in advance to [email protected]

Press Conference

Date: Thursday, December 3, 2020
Time: 11:00 a.m.  (ET)
Location:
Chateau Laurier Ballroom
1 Rideau Street
Ottawa, Ontario

Reporters can participate via teleconference by calling
1‑866‑805‑7923 (toll-free) or 613‑960‑7518 (local), access code 6244139 (followed by #).

Simultaneous ASL translation feed of the news conference will be available for broadcasters on site.

Simultaneous ASL translation feed of the news conference will be available for broadcasters at: https://psav.zoom.us/j/98007454958?pwd=ZnFWV01FNkk5YTNLVnI1SDBWZ3lSUT09

Contacts

Rachel Rappaport
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Justice
613-992-6568

Media Relations Office
Department of Justice Canada
613-957-4207

Gillian Hanson
Director of Communications
Office of the Honourable Carolyn Bennett,
Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations
819-997-0002

Media Relations
Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada
819-934-2302
[email protected]

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