Government of Canada to announce support for seniors in their communities

Media advisory

The Minister of Seniors, Kamal Khera, will be in Winnipeg to announce New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) funding for community-based projects to support seniors across the country.

A photo opportunity and media availability will follow the announcement.

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

          Monday, May 16, 2022

         10:00 a.m. CDT

       University of Manitoba – Centre on Aging
                  Fort Garry Campus
                  University Centre
                  204 Marshall McLuhan Hall
                  65 Chancellors Circle
                 Winnipeg, Manitoba

Journalists who want to participate must register by contacting with their name and media outlet before 4:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, May 13, 2022. Please indicate if you plan to participate in person or on Zoom.

Instructions for in-person attendance:

  • Arrive between 20 and 30 minutes prior to the announcement.
  • Do not attend if you have any symptoms associated with COVID-19.
  • Please note that wearing a face covering is mandatory.


The entire building is accessible.

To help ensure optimal simultaneous interpretation sound quality, journalists are encouraged to use a microphone (headphones/headset) or, when possible, a landline, and to avoid using speaker mode if queuing up for questions.

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For information (media only):

Mahreen Dasoo

Employment and Social Development Canada
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