Council of Ministers of Education, Canada, to meet this week in Toronto

TORONTO, July 4, 2016 — 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 communiqué 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.

About CMEC

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


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Colin Bailey
Director, Communications
Cell: 416-777-4879
Tel.: 416-962-8100, ext. 259
Twitter: @CCMEC