Minister Fortier to announce support for Black entrepreneurs and Black-led businesses across Ontario and Quebec

Media advisory

August 12, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario 

The Honourable Mona Fortier, Minister of Middle Class Prosperity and Associate Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament for Ottawa-Vanier, Greg Fergus, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister, to the President of the Treasury Board and to the Minister of Digital Government, and Member of Parliament for Hull —Aylmer, and Chandra Arya, Member of Parliament for Nepean to make an announcement on the Black Entrepreneurship Program National Ecosystem Fund.

Date: Friday, August 13, 2021 

Time:  9:00 a.m. EST

Address: Afrotechture (unit #11, 55 Byward Market Square, Ottawa, ON  K1N 9C3)

Notes: Media are invited to join the event on site or virtually. Please submit your R.S.V.P. request to

Please comply with local public health guidelines, including wearing a mask and social distancing. 


Jocelyn Lubczuk
Director of Operations and Communications
Office of the Minister of Middle Class Prosperity and Associate Minister of Finance

Media Relations Office
FedDev Ontario

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