Invitation to media – The Honourable Randy Boissonnault, accompanied by the Honourable Jean‑Yves Duclos and Joël Lightbound, will announce Government of Canada support for the Québec Winter Carnival

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Invitation to media -

Québec, Quebec, November 9, 2022Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED)

The Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, accompanied by the Honourable Jean‑Yves Duclos, Member of Parliament for Québec and Minister of Health, and Joël Lightbound, Member of Parliament for Louis‑Hébert, will announce Government of Canada financial assistance for the Québec Winter Carnival. The aim of this support is to promote the festival and adapt and enhance the experience being offered in a post-pandemic context.

The announcement of this CED financial contribution will be made on behalf of the Honourable Pascale St‑Onge, Minister of Sport and Minister responsible for CED.

November 10, 2022

2:45 p.m.

Québec Winter Carnival
205 Boulevard des Cèdres
Québec, Quebec  G1L 1N8
Outside, weather permitting; otherwise, in the reception area.

Masks may be worn during this event at the discretion of participants. Those who are vulnerable and the elderly are recommended to do so. Anyone who is symptomatic or who has had contact with a confirmed case of COVID‑19 and who wishes to participate in this activity must ensure they follow all applicable isolation directives. In case of doubt, go to the COVID‑19 self assessment tool for information on any measures you may need to follow based on your situation.

Any journalists who wish to attend this press conference must confirm their presence by writing to the following email address by 12 noon on Thursday, November 10, 2022: CED will use the email addresses received to send the news release out the day of the announcement.

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Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

Ariane Joazard-Bélizaire
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Sport and Minister responsible for
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

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