PS Hutchings Virtual Visit – Atlantic Provinces

Media advisory

March 17, 2021 – Atlantic Canada

As part of her two-day virtual tour in the Maritimes region, Gudie Hutchings, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, will meet with stakeholders in various local industries and organizations and make important funding announcements.

Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are ADT.

The details are as follows:

Date: Thursday, March 18, 2021

Nova Scotia

11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Infrastructure Canada project to be announced.

Notes:
Open to media.

Members of the media are asked to please contact Angela Reynolds, Community Engagement Coordinator, Annapolis Valley Regional Library at areynolds@valleylibrary.ca, to register and receive a link to the Zoom virtual event.

Members of the public are invited to view the live announcement on the Annapolis Valley Regional Library’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/AVRLibrary.

Atlantic Canada

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Atlantic Roundtable – Eliminating Barriers to Success for Rural, Remote, and Underserved Communities

Notes:
Closed to media.

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Meeting with Atlantic Association of Universities and Atlantic Colleges Atlantique – Remote learning

Notes:
Closed to media.

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Meeting with Atlantic Chamber of Commerce

Notes:
Closed to media.

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Date: Friday, March 19, 2021

Newfoundland & Labrador

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Meeting with Paul Preston, CEO, techNL and several techNL members.

Notes:
Closed to Media.

New Brunswick

10:55 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

PS Hutchings to announce Broadband project in New Brunswick.

Notes:

Open to media.

Members of the public are invited to view the live announcement via

https://zoom.us/j/95283588489

Webinar ID: 952 8358 8489

Participant ID: 206116

1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

PS Hutchings to announce one project with the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) to

Notes:
Open to media.

The virtual announcement will take place over Zoom. Please email ann.kenney@canada.ca to confirm your attendance and to request the link.

Nova Scotia

2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Local Event with MP Sean Fraser.

Notes:
Closed to media.

Contacts

Marie-Pier Baril
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development
613-295-8123
Marie-Pier.Baril@cfc-swc.gc.ca

Media Relations
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
343-291-1777
ic.mediarelations-mediasrelations.ic@canada.ca

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