Parliamentary Secretary Lightbound to Visit Whitehorse on April 23-24

Media advisory

The Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance, Joël Lightbound, will be in Whitehorse, Yukon, on April 23-24, 2019.

Tuesday, April 23

Parliamentary Secretary Lightbound will be joined by Yukon Education Minister Tracy-Anne McPhee, Member of Parliament for Yukon Larry Bagnell and Associate Vice President, Research Development, Yukon Research Centre, Yukon College Dr. Bronwyn Hancock, to highlight an ambitious project to advance Yukon College's efforts to become Canada's first university in the North.

A media availability will follow.


Room A2803
Yukon College
500 College Drive
Whitehorse, YT

Time (local)

Announcement – 9:30 a.m.

Wednesday, April 24

Parliamentary Secretary Lightbound will speak with members of the Yukon Chamber of Commerce about what measures in Budget 2019 mean for people who reside in the North, and how the Government will ensure that Arctic and northern communities can continue to grow and prosper.

A media availability will follow.


Coast High Country Inn
4051 4th Avenue
Whitehorse, YT

Time (local)

Remarks – 11‎:‎30‎ ‎a.m. 


Media may contact:

Pierre-Olivier Herbert
Director of Media Relations
Office of the Minister of Finance

Media Relations
Department of Finance Canada

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