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Media Advisory: Update on two-day Emergency Meeting on First Nations, Inuit and Métis Nation Child and Family Services

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018124 Views

Ottawa – Please be advised that the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, will convene a two-day emergency meeting on Indigenous Child and Family Services. This meeting will include Indigenous leaders, Provincial and Territorial Ministers, community technicians, youth representatives, experts and advocates. The purpose of this meeting is to identify shared priorities and a path forward in reforming Indigenous child and family services (with distinctions based approaches) to put the needs of children and families first.

The following portions of the plenaries in the two-day event are open to media:

Where: Shaw Centre
55 Colonel By Dr.
Ottawa, ON
K1N 9J2

Date and Time: Thursday, January 25, 2018

  • 8:30 a.m. (EST) Opening Prayer and Ceremonies (no filming)
  • 9:00 – 9:45 a.m. (EST) Opening Remarks by Minister Jane Philpott, Indigenous Leaders

Room: Canada Hall 2

Date and Time: Friday, January 26, 2018

  • 9:30 a.m. – Photo Opportunity with Federal and Provincial Ministers, Indigenous Leaders
  • 9:45 a.m. – Media Availability

Room: 212

Media are invited to register for accreditation and setup at 8 a.m. on both days.

Please note that room 203 will be available on both days for representatives of the media who need a work space.

For more information:
Andrew MacKendrick
Office of the Honourable Jane Philpott,
Minister of Indigenous Services
819-956-5372

DISC Media Relations
819-953-1160
aadnc.publicaffairsteam.aandc@canada.ca

NT5

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