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/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Technical briefing and news conference on poverty/


/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Technical briefing and news conference on poverty/

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GATINEAU, QC, Aug. 20, 2018 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will make an announcement about poverty in Canada.

Senior officials from Employment and Social Development Canada will hold a technical briefing by teleconference before the announcement.

A photo opportunity and media availability will follow the announcement.

The announcement will be streamed live on Periscope at:

Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local.



Tuesday, August 21, 2018


Technical briefing teleconference:

9:00 a.m. PDT (12:00 p.m. EDT)

Facility tour:

10:00 a.m. PDT

News conference: 

10:25 a.m. PDT


Technical briefing:

Teleconference only

Facility tour and news conference: 


340-1275 Venables Street

Vancouver, British Colombia


To participate in the bilingual teleconference:

Media are encouraged to call in to participate in the technical briefing that will precede the announcement.

Participant dial-in: 1-866-805-7923
Participant pass code: 3229366#

To obtain documents that will be provided during the briefing, media must confirm their attendance in advance by emailing

Documents will be available for viewing at 8:30 a.m. PDT (11:30 a.m. EDT).

Audio recordings are not permitted during the technical briefing.

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SOURCE Employment and Social Development Canada

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