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Media Advisory - Minister Monsef Virtual Visit - the Maritimes


OTTAWA, ON, Feb. 9, 2021 /CNW/ - As part of her one-day virtual tour in the Atlantic region, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, will meet with stakeholders in various local industries and organizations to make important funding announcements.

Events open to media are specified below.

Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are AST.

The details are as follows:

Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2021

New Brunswick

11:30 a.m. AST
Minister Monsef will make an important infrastructure announcement for New Brunswick, alongside the Honourable Gary Crossman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister Responsible for the Regional Development Corporation, and the Honourable Jill Green, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure. Municipal representatives will also be in attendance.

Notes:
Open to media. Please contact Mary-Anne Corbyn-Hurley at [email protected] to register and receive a link to the Zoom virtual event.

Members of the public are invited to view the live announcement via https://www.facebook.com/VillageOfNewMaryland/.

Prince Edward Island

12:45 a.m. AST
Minister Monsef will make an important announcement and participate in a panel discussion with women's organizations in Prince Edward Island.

Notes:
Open to media. Please contact [email protected] to register and receive a link to the Zoom virtual event.

Nova Scotia

5:15pm AST
Minister Monsef will announce funding to support the arts, tourism and economic development in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia. Minister Monsef is making the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages and Minister responsible for ACOA, and of the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage.

Notes:
Open to media. The virtual announcement will take place over Zoom. Please email [email protected] to confirm your attendance and to request the link.

6:00 p.m. AST
Minister Monsef and Andy Fillmore, Member of Parliament for Halifax, will participate in a virtual discussion with the YWCA Halifax on human trafficking in Nova Scotia.

Notes:
Closed to media.

SOURCE Infrastructure Canada


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