Minister Qualtrough to announce new funding to connect persons with disabilities with good jobs

Media advisory

The Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough, will announce from Halifax, Nova Scotia, new funding to create employment opportunities for persons with disabilities and highlight a successful, local initiative.

The Minister will be accompanied by Lena Metlege Diab, Member of Parliament for Halifax West.

A photo opportunity and media availability will follow the announcement.

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

Date:         
Monday, May 30, 2022

Time:        
11:00 a.m. ADT

Place:       
TEAM Work Cooperative
                   Boardroom
                   501-7051 Bayers Road
                   Halifax, NS

Journalists who want to participate must register by contacting media@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca with their name and media outlet before 9:00 a.m. ADT on Monday, May 30, 2022. Please indicate if attendance will be in person or virtually.

Instructions:

  • Arrive between 20 and 30 minutes prior to the announcement.
  • Do not attend if you have any symptoms associated with COVID-19.

 

Accessibility:

The entire building is accessible. ASL services will be available.

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Contacts

For information (media only):

Tara Beauport
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough
tara.beauport@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca

Media Relations Office
Employment and Social Development Canada
819-994-5559
media@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca
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