MONCTON, NEW BRUNSWICK--(Marketwired - Aug. 15, 2016) - The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, will lead a round table in Moncton, New Brunswick on Tuesday, as part of the Cross-Canada Official Languages Consultations 2016. She will be accompanied by the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, and Member of Parliament (Beauséjour). She will also be accompanied by the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Deputy Government Whip and Member of Parliament (Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe).

Media representatives will have an opportunity to take photographs at the beginning of the round table and ask the Minister questions during a press scrum afterwards. Media representatives who wish to attend the consultations may do so as observers. It is also possible to follow live webcasts of the consultations:

-- English:

-- Floor:

Note: All details are subject to change without notice. All times are local.

The details are as follows:

DATE: Tuesday, August 16, 2016
TIME: The round table and photo session begin at 2 p.m.
The round table ends and the press scrum begins at 4 p.m.
PLACE: Université de Moncton
Pavillon Léopold-Taillon, Room MTA 136
18 Antonine-Maillet Avenue
Moncton, New Brunswick

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Contact Information:

Pierre-Olivier Herbert
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Canadian Heritage

Media Relations
Canadian Heritage