Ottawa, Ontario
February 7, 2016

Ottawa – On Monday February 8, 2016, the Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, along with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Stéphane Dion, the Minister of National Defence, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, and the Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, will make an important announcement.

A technical briefing will follow the ministerial announcement with officials from National Defence and Global Affairs Canada.

DATE: February 8, 2016

TIME: 10:30 a.m. (EST), Announcement to be followed by a media technical briefing.

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

Out-of-town journalists can also dial in to listen to the news conference, as well as the technical briefing. Please note these will be set up as listen-only mode lines. 

International callers must dial the local phone number for proper access.

Participant dial-in numbers
Local: 613-960-7527
Toll-free from Canada and U.S.: 877-413-4815
Pass code: 1972076


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