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Media advisory

The Minister of of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau, will announce how the Government of Canada will continue to support access to work experience placements for postsecondary students in Quebec. She will be accompanied by Élisabeth Brière, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages.

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

A photo opportunity and media availability will follow the announcement.

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

Friday, August 6, 2021
TIME:            10:00 a.m. EDT
PLACE          L’agora du Carrefour de l’information (B1-2002)
                      Georges-Cabana Pavilion
                      2500 de l’Université Blvd
                      Sherbrooke (Quebec)

Journalists who want to participate must register by contacting with their name and media outlet before 8:00 a.m. EDT on Friday, August 6, 2021.  Please indicate if you plan to participate in person or by teleconference. A dial-in number will be provided to registered media.


  • Arrive between 20 and 30 minutes prior to the announcement.
  • 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.

The entire building is accessible.

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FOR INFORMATION (media only):

Ashley Michnowski
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough

Media Relations Office
Employment and Social Development Canada
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