Government of Canada to announce support for downtown Sydney 

Media advisory

Sydney, Nova Scotia · July 15, 2021 · Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)

Jaime Battiste, Member of Parliament for Sydney – Victoria, will announce funding to support downtown revitalization and tourism in Cape Breton.

This announcement will be made on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages and Minister responsible for ACOA.

:           Friday, July 16, 2021

Time:           9:30 a.m. ADT           

Location:    In front of the Cape Breton Regional
                     Municipality City Hall building (outdoors)
                     320 Esplanade
                     Sydney, N.S.

Rain location:
City Hall Atrium
320 Esplanade
Sydney, N.S.

To register, please contact Chris Brooks at Those attending will be required to wear a mask, sign in and provide their name and phone number for possible contact tracing.

Public health protocols are in effect: please stay home if you are experiencing any of the symptoms listed here:, practise good hand washing, maintain good hygiene practices, as well as physical distancing.


Catherine Mounier-Desrochers
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages

Chris Brooks
Communications Director, Nova Scotia
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

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