Minister Hussen to make an announcement in Toronto concerning the Supporting Black Canadian Communities Initiative 

Media advisory

The Honourable Ahmed Hussen,Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will announce how the Government of Canada is supporting Black-led organisations. He will be accompanied by Marci Ien, Member of Parliament for Toronto Centre.

A photo opportunity and media availability will follow the announcement.

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

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

10:30 a.m.

Daniels Spectrum
                   585 Dundas St. E
                   Toronto, Ontario


Journalists who want to participate must register by contacting with their name and media outlet before 08:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 4, 2021. Please indicate if you plan to participate in person or by Zoom. A link will be provided closer to the event.



  • 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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FOR INFORMATION (media only):

Mikaela Harrison
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Ahmed Hussen

Media Relations Office
Employment and Social Development Canada
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