Government of Canada providing support for young British Columbians facing barriers to employment 

Media advisory

Marco Mendicino, Member of Parliament for Eglinton—Lawrence and Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, will announce funding for projects that will help youth overcome barriers in the workforce.

The announcement is being made on behalf of the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough.

Media availability will follow the announcement.

Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local.

DATE
:      
Monday, July 19, 2021

TIME:         1:00 p.m. PDT

PLACE :
   
S.U.C.C.E.S.S.
                  #2058 - 1163 Pinetree Way
                  Coquitlam, British Columbia


Journalists who want to participate must register by contacting media@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca with their name and media outlet before 8:00 am on Monday, July 19, 2021.

Instructions:

  • Arrive between 20 and 30 minutes prior to the announcement.
  • Anyone attending the event must not present any symptoms associated with COVID-19 or have been in contact with anyone who has received a positive diagnosis within the last 14 days.
  • Please note that wearing a face covering is mandatory.

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Contacts

FOR INFORMATION (media only):

Ashley Michnowski
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough
ashley.michnowski@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca

Media Relations Office
Employment and Social Development Canada
819-994-5559
media@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca
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