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Commissioner of Official Languages Graham Fraser will submit his 2008–2009 Annual Report

On Tuesday, May 26, 2009, the Commissioner of Official Languages, Graham Fraser, will submit to Parliament his 2008–2009 annual report.

The Commissioner will hold a news conference on Tuesday, May 26, 2009, at 10:30 a.m. at the National Press Gallery, 150 Wellington Street, in Ottawa. Journalists are also invited to a technical briefing on the report at the same location at 9:30 a.m.

Copies of the Annual Report will be available at the Press Gallery; at 344 Slater Street, 3rd Floor; and at the Office of the Commissionerís regional offices at 8 a.m. EDT on May 26, 2009.

The report is confidential and is under embargo until 10:30 a.m. EDT on May 26, 2009.

The report will also be available on the Office of the Commissionerís Web site at 10:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, May 26, 2009.

Note that the Commissionerís news conference will be broadcasted live over the Internet, and will be accessible through the following links:

With simultaneous interpretation:
http://download.isiglobal.ca/col/2009-05-26/index.html

Without simultaneous interpretation:
http://download.isiglobal.ca/col/2009-05-26/floor.html

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For more information or to arrange an interview with the Commissioner, please contact:

Robin Cantin
Manager, Media Relations
Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages
Telephone: 613-995-0374
Cell: 613-324-0999