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    Media Advisory - Simple Possession of Illicit Drugs

    07/08/20 - 07/08/21

    MEDIA ADVISORY

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    July 8, 2020

    Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police Virtual Media Conference

     

    OTTAWA, ONTARIO – The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) will be holding a virtual news conference on Thursday, July 9th at 10 a.m. Pacific Time/ 1 p.m. Eastern Time. The purpose of the news conference will be to discuss the CACP’s proposed approach to addressing the issue of simple possession of illicit drugs.

    The virtual news conference will be hosted by:

    • Chief Constable Adam Palmer, CACP President
    • Chief Bryan Larkin, Co-chair of the CACP Special Purpose Committee on the Decriminalization of Illicit Drugs and the CACP Drug Advisory Committee
    • Chief Mike Serr, Co-chair of the CACP Special Purpose Committee on the Decriminalization of Illicit Drugs and the CACP Drug Advisory Committee
    • Ms. Shelley Hunter, Member of the CACP Special Purpose Committee on the Decriminalization of Illicit Drugs

    To participate in this media event, please follow these instructions:

    • Livestream access:
    • Dial-in numbers:
      • Vancouver: 604-681-8564
      • Calgary: 403-532-5601
      • Edmonton: 780-429-5820
      • Toronto: 416-623-0333
      • Ottawa: 613-212-0171
      • Montreal: 514-687-4017
      • Toll-free from Canada and the United States: 1-855-353-9183
    • Participant code: 28515#

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    For further information or to arrange a media interview, please contact:

    Natalie Wright

    Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police

    Communications Advisor

    communications@cacp.ca

    613.838.8807




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