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Media Advisory,
TPS Chief James Ramer to respond to SIU Report on Ms. Regis Korchinski-Paquet,
Wednesday, August 26, 2020, at 3:30 p.m.

Broadcast time: 14:10
Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Corporate Communications

On Wednesday, August 26, 2020, at 3:30 p.m., Chief James Ramer will address the media and respond to questions following the release of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) report in to the death of Ms. Regis Korchinski-Paquet.

The news conference will be available on the Bell TOC and live-streamed on YouTube.

Due to COVID-19 precautions, media may participate online through WebEx. Please email Constable Caroline de Kloet at for a meeting invitation.

Please note a meeting invitation must be requested for each news conference. Previously-issued links will not provide access.

The meeting will open at 3:15 p.m. Logins will close at 3:30 p.m.

Instructions to join the video conference:

You may use a desktop computer, an iOS, or Android device to join the meeting. For best user experience, we suggest downloading the WebEx Meet app to your mobile device (phone or tablet).

Please do not simply call into the meeting. For best results, and to avoid audio issues, media must join the meeting using a computer or via the mobile app.

1. Attach a wired headset
2. Using your device, click on the meeting number to join the meeting
3. In the “Name” field, enter your first and last name and your media outlet
4. Click the Join Meeting button
5. If on a desktop, the meeting will prompt you to connect audio and video
a. Select Audio Connection
i. Choose “Call Using Computer" from the dropdown menu
b. Select Video Connection
i. Choose “No Video” from the dropdown menu
c. Click more options (below audio connection info)
d. Click test to hear speaker audio
e. Speak to view microphone volume
f. Click okay
6. Click the Connect Audio button

Meeting Protocol:

Upon entering the meeting, you will be automatically muted.

We will do a roll call in advance of the meeting start time to perform an audio check with each participant.

If you wish to ask a question, please click the hand icon to raise your hand (it will turn blue).

You will be placed in queue and called by name and outlet when it's your turn.

When you are called on, you will be unmuted by the moderator. Do not touch your mute/unmute button. You will be invited to ask one question and one follow up.

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