TORONTO, July 4, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Provincial and territorial ministers of education will be in Toronto, July 7-8, 2016, for the 105th meeting of the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC).
CMEC 105 will give ministers the opportunity to review progress on CMEC initiatives and activities, and discuss a wide variety of current issues in education. A communique will be released Friday afternoon, at the close of the meeting.
The current Chair of CMEC, the Honourable Doug Currie, Minister Education, Early Learning, and Culture for Prince Edward Island, will be available for interviews. Other provincial and territorial education ministers may also be available. Members of the media are asked to contact Colin Bailey (contact information below) for further information about the meeting or to arrange an interview.
Founded in 1967, CMEC is the collective voice of Canada's ministers of education. It provides leadership in education at the pan-Canadian and international levels and contributes to the exercise of the exclusive jurisdiction of provinces and territories over education. For more information, visit us at www.cmec.ca.
CONTACT: Colin Bailey Director, Communications CMEC Cell: 416-938-1911 Tel.: 416-962-8100, ext. 259 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: @CCMEC
Source:Council of Ministers of Education