Media Advisory - Minister Mélanie Joly will announce funding to promote the Outaouais region and Quebec’s Urban Winter Fun program

Media advisory

Gatineau, Quebec, June 5, 2019 – The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, will announce financial assistance for the Outaouais regional tourism association to support projects aimed at stimulating the regional economy through the creation of sustainable jobs for the middle class.

She will be accompanied by Greg Fergus, Member of Parliament for Hull-Aylmer and Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Treasury Board and Minister of Digital Government; Steven MacKinnon, Member of Parliament for Gatineau and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility; and William Amos, Member of Parliament for Pontiac.

The announcement will be made on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED).

The Minister will take questions from the media following the announcement.

Press conference date:
Thursday, June 6, 2019

12:30 p.m.

Tourism Information Centre (Maison du tourisme de l’Outaouais)
103 Laurier Street
Gatineau, Quebec
J8X 3V8

Keep up to date with Canadian tourism @cdntourism on Twitter and Instagram, and join the conversation using the hashtags #cdntourism and #jobs.


Jeremy Ghio
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Tourism,
Official Languages and La Francophonie

Media Relations
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions
Tel.: 514-283-7443

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