Federal government to announce new partnership to increase apprenticeships across Canada

Media advisory

The Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, Marc Miller, will be in Gatineau to announce funding for the Native Women’s Association of Canada for a project that helps Indigenous women and Two-Spirit and gender-diverse individuals find apprenticeships with small and medium-sized enterprises.

The Minister will be accompanied by Greg Fergus, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister and Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Treasury Board.

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:          Thursday, October 20, 2022
Time:         9:30 a.m. EDT
Place:        Native Women’s Association of Canada
                   Mother Earth Room
                   120 Promenade du Portage
                   Gatineau, Quebec

To register, contact media@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca with your name and media outlet before 8:00 a.m. EDT on Thursday, October 20, 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 

Media Relations Office
Employment and Social Development Canada
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