Government of Canada to Table Report of Panel of Arbiters and Documents Related to Transfer of Afghan Detainees

(No. A/38 - June 22, 2011) The Government of Canada will table documents relating to Canadian-transferred detainees in Afghanistan immediately following today’s Question Period. Later, government officials will hold a media technical briefing for accredited media on the report of the Panel of Arbiters on the documents related to the transfer of Afghan detainees.

Event: Ministerial statements
Date:
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Time:
3:05 p.m. ET (approximately)
Location:
Foyer of the House of Commons, Centre Block, Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Ontario

Note: Ministers Baird and MacKay will provide remarks immediately following the tabling.

Event: Technical briefing for media
Date:
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Time:
4 p.m. ET
Location:
Cadieux Auditorium, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, 125 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario

Notes:

  • A question and answer period will be held at 5:30 p.m. (to follow distribution of report and documents).
  • Media are required to present proper identification to confirm accreditation. A CD or USB thumb drive will be provided with resource documents, so media should come prepared to access data from these sources. A laptop is recommended.
  • No video cameras, still cameras or recording devices permitted.

For more information, please contact:

Raymond Rivet
Corporate and Media Affairs
Privy Council Office
613-957-5233