EVENT POSTPONED - Government of Canada to make an announcement on the Black Entrepreneurship Program National Ecosystem Fund in Northern Ontario

Media advisory

Sudbury, ON, February 24, 2022 — Viviane Lapointe, Member of Parliament for Sudbury, accompanied by Marc G. Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Official Languages, will make an important announcement in support of Black entrepreneurs and Black-led businesses in Northern Ontario. The announcement will be made on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for FedNor.

MPs Lapointe and Serré, as well as guest speakers, will be available to answer questions from the media following the announcement.

Date:               Friday, February 25, 2022

Time:              11:00 a.m.

Location:        Cuisine Tropicale
4-893 Notre Dame Avenue
Sudbury, ON

Please note that physical distancing and mask protocols will be in place as per current Province of Ontario public health measures.


Alison Murphy, Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for FedNor

Brian Williamson
Communications Director, FedNor

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