Governments of Canada and Ontario to highlight support for high-speed Internet projects in eastern Ontario

Media advisory

August 5, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario

The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, together with François Drouin, Member of Parliament for Glengarry—Prescott—Russell, and the Honourable Kinga Surma, Ontario’s Minister of Infrastructure, will announce an investment to improve high-speed Internet access in eastern Ontario. A media availability will follow.

Date: August 6, 2021
Time: 10:30 a.m. ET
Location: 
Russell Library
1053 Concession St
Russell, ON K4R 1E1

Please contact IC.ONROCommunications-AllStaff.IC@ised-isde.gc.ca to register and receive information.

Notes for media:

  • Media wishing to attend the event can register on site or by sending an email to ic.onrocommunications-allstaff.ic@ised-isde.gc.ca.
  • Media are asked to arrive no later than 10:15 a.m. Parking is available to the side of the building.
  • The event will be held in the main space of the library. Media will be required to follow public health measures (including wearing personal protective equipment).

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
mediarelations-mediasrelations@ised-isde.gc.ca

Hayley Cooper
Press Secretary
Office of the Honourable Kinga Surma, Ontario’s Minister of Infrastructure
437-233-3224
hayley.cooper@ontario.ca

Sofia Sousa-Dias
Communications Branch
Ontario Ministry of Infrastructure
437-991-3391
sofia.sousa-dias@ontario.ca

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