Minister Hussen and Minister Squires to make a major announcement on support for families

Media advisory

The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Ahmed Hussen, will announce how the Government of Canada is supporting families in Manitoba. He will be joined by Manitoba’s Minister of Families, Rochelle Squires. They will be accompanied by Minister and Special Representative for the Prairies and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre, Jim Carr and Manitoba’s Minister of Finance, Scott Fielding.

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

Monday, August 9, 2021
TIME:         10:00 a.m. CDT
PLACE:      YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg
                   St. James Child Care
                   3550 Portage Avenue
                   Winnipeg, Manitoba


Journalists who want to participate must register by contacting with their name and media outlet before 8:00 a.m. on Monday, August 9, 2021.


  • 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):

Hafsah Asadullah
Office of the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Ahmed Hussen

Media Relations Office
Employment and Social Development Canada
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