MEDIA ADVISORY: Ontario Government helps fund uOttawa Refugee Sponsorship Support Program

Posted on Thursday, December 17, 2015

The University of Ottawa invites members of the media to attend a press conference to announce Government of Ontario funding for the University of Ottawa Refugee Sponsorship Support Program, which was recently put in place by the Refugee Hub of the Faculty of Law.

The uOttawa Refugee Sponsorship Support Program (SSP) brings together sponsorship experts, lawyers, law students, and community organizations to offer pro-bono legal support to Canadians seeking to sponsor refugees.

WHAT:    Announcement of Government of Ontario funding for the SSP
WHEN:   Monday, December 21, 2015 at 11 a.m.
WHERE: Alex Trebek Alumni Hall (157 Séraphin Marion Avenue | Map)

The Honourable Yasir Naqvi, MPP for Ottawa Centre and Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, and Nathalie Des Rosiers, Dean of the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section, will take part in this event.

Media inquiries

Mila Roy
Media Relations Officer
University of Ottawa
Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 2529
Cell: 613-762-2908
mila.roy@uOttawa.ca

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