Government of Canada invests in training to help more persons with disabilities participate in Canada’s workforce

Media advisory

The Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough, will announce funding to create employment training opportunities for persons with disabilities.

Media availability will follow the announcement.

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

DATE
:       
Friday, August 13, 2021

TIME
:       
9:00 a.m. PDT

PLACE
:   
Simon Fraser University
                 Sustainable Energy
                 Engineering Building
                 10285 University Drive
                 Surrey, British Columbia

Journalists who want to participate must register by contacting media@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca with their name and media outlet. Please indicate if you plan to participate in person or on Zoom.

The Zoom link will be provided to those who register and wish to attend virtually.

In-person attendance instructions:

  • Arrive between 20 and 30 minutes prior to the announcement for pre-screening requirements.
  • Do not attend if you have 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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