Mayor Watson to host public information forum on Syrian refugee resettlement efforts

 For immediate release

September 13, 2015

 

Ottawa – Following a meeting held by Mayor Watson with faith leaders and frontline organizations on Wednesday, the City of Ottawa will be hosting a public information forum and town hall at City Hall. This session will bring together our residents and community groups that wish to help with subject matter experts that can provide the knowledge and contacts that will make their involvement possible.

Date: Thursday, October 1

Time: 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Location: Jean Pigott Place

Ottawa City Hall

110 Laurier Avenue West

The session will feature short presentations from previously sponsored families, experts in refugee resettlement and representatives from frontline organizations on how residents and community groups can assist in these resettlement efforts. This will be followed by a Q&A session. Various organizations will also have information tables where residents will be able to further understand the process and sign-up to assist in whichever they can.

 

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For more information:

Media contact
613-580-2450

 

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