Parliamentary Secretary Alghabra to highlight investments that will benefit local communities and businesses in Halifax

Media advisory

April 18, 2019 - Omar Alghabra, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade Diversification, and Mayor of Halifax, Michael Savage, will highlight how the 2018 Fall Economic Statement will benefit local communities and businesses in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

The announcement will be an opportunity for Parliamentary Secretary Alghabra to showcase how Canada’s trade diversification strategy can help municipalities to attract foreign direct investment (FDI).

The investments support the Government’s goal of creating middle-class jobs in the Halifax region through FDI. The announcement will also explain how small and medium-sized businesses in Halifax can explore new opportunities in overseas markets with the help of Canada’s Trade Commissioner Service (TCS).

Event: Parliamentary Secretary Alghabra’s announcement
Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. AT
Location: Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market (Rooftop), 1209 Marginal Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Note: A media scrum will follow. Media are asked to arrive no later than 8:45 a.m.

Event: Site visit at Survival Systems
Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Time: 10:15 a.m. AT
Location: Survival Systems, 24 Orion Court, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Note: Photo op

Contacts

Isabella Brisson-Urdaneta
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of International Trade Diversification
343-203-7332
Isabella.Brisson-Urdaneta@international.gc.ca  

Media Relations Office
Global Affairs Canada
343-203-7700
media@international.gc.ca
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