Invitation to media – Minister Martinez Ferrada touring Bas-Saint-Laurent region on June 26 and 27

Media advisory

Invitation to media -

Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec, June 21, 2024Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED)

The Honourable Soraya Martinez Ferrada, Minister of Tourism and Minister responsible for CED, will take the opportunity during her time in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region this coming June 26 and 27 to visit regional tourist attractions, meet with tourism stakeholders, and announce financial assistance for four organizations in this sector, in addition to attending the inauguration of the Halles d’Innovation et de Formation Avancée (HIFA).

Media representatives are invited to meet with the Minister at each of the public activities she will participate in.

Schedule of public activities

Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Activity: Announcement of financial support for four tourism organizations

The four projects supported by CED are Le Québec maritime, which brings together the Associations touristiques régionales (ATRs) of the Bas-Saint-Laurent, Côte-Nord, Gaspésie and Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine regions; the Hôtel Universel Rivière-du-Loup, Société Duvetnor and the Corporation de développement de Lac-des-Aigles.

2 p.m. – Press conference begins
2:35 p.m. – Tour of the Hôtel Universel Rivière-du-Loup following the renovations

Hôtel Universel Rivière-du-Loup 
311 Boul. de l’Hôtel-de-Ville
Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec
G5R 5S4

Thursday, June 27, 2024

First activity: Tour of the Putep ’t-awt land-based beluga observation site

8:30 a.m.

1001 Rue du Patrimoine
Cacouna, Quebec
G0L 1G0

Second activity: Inauguration of HIFA’s facilities

11:15 a.m.

Halles d’Innovation et de Formation Avancée
120 Rue des Technologies
Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec
G5R 0A3

We ask any journalists interested in participating in these activities to confirm their presence by writing to the following email address up to two hours before the event, indicating which activity they wish to attend:

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Media Relations
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

Marie-Justine Torres
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Tourism and Minister responsible for Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions
Cell: 613-327-5918

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