Minister Joly in Gaspésie to talk winter tourism and economic growth

Media advisory

February 22, 2019—Matane, Quebec

The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, will visit Quebec’s Gaspésie region to speak about the economic opportunities and good jobs for middle-class families that the tourism sector offers.

Minister Joly will meet with organizers of the Traversées de la Gaspésie tomorrow to discuss the importance of tapping into the potential of Canada’s winter tourism. She will also address Traversées participants as they prepare for this world-famous sport experience. Minister Joly will be available to speak to media following her remarks.

Date: Saturday, February 23, 2019

Time: 3:00 p.m.

Riôtel Matane
250 Avenue du Phare East
Matane, Quebec


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Jeremy Ghio
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie

Media Relations
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

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