Government of Canada to announce funding for apprenticeship positions in British Columbia

Media advisory

The Minister of Seniors, Kamal Khera, will be at the British Columbia Construction Association to announce funding through the Apprenticeship Service for a project that will provide financial support to first-year Red Seal apprentices in the construction trades.

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.

Date:          Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Time:         12:00 p.m. PDT

Place:        Craigflower Community & Performing Arts Centre
                   Corner of Craigflower Road/Island Highway and Admirals Road
                   Victoria, British Columbia

To register, contact with your name and media outlet before 9:00 a.m. PDT on Wednesday, August 24, 2022. Please indicate if attendance will be in-person or virtual. Further information will be provided upon registration.

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For information (media only):

Tara Beauport
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough

Jasmeen Shergill
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Seniors,
Kamal Khera

Media Relations Office
Employment and Social Development Canada
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