Government of Canada makes historic contribution to support Indigenous languages in the North 

Media advisory

YELLOWKNIFE – On Friday, Michael V. McLeod, Member of Parliament (Northwest Territories), will announce significant funding to support Indigenous communities and organizations in Northwest Territories, Yukon and Nunavut. This funding will support efforts to reclaim, revitalize, maintain and strengthen Indigenous languages. He will make this announcement on behalf of the Minister of Canadian Heritage Pablo Rodriguez.

Following his remarks, Member of Parliament McLeod will be available for questions from the media.

Reporters who wish to attend the press conference must confirm their participation by sending their full name and the name of their media outlet to

Please note that details are subject to change and that times listed are local.

These are the details:


Friday, November 25, 2022


1:30 p.m.


Chief Drygeese Conference Centre
Yellowknives Dene First Nation
Dettah, Northwest Territories


For more information (media only), please contact:

Laura Scaffidi
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Canadian Heritage

Media Relations
Canadian Heritage

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