Government of Canada to announce new funding to support community-driven projects in northern B.C.

Media advisory

Media Advisory Prince Rupert

Prince Rupert, B.C. – August 22, 2022 – The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada (PacifiCan), will announce funding to improve community infrastructure and strengthen tourism experiences throughout northern British Columbia.

The event will begin with a short walk to the future location of the Cloudberry trailhead, followed by remarks and a question and answer session with media.

Event:           Minister Sajjan to announce funding to revitalize community spaces and tourism experiences in northern B.C.

Date:             Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Time:            10:00 am

Location:     Plaza across from the Jim Ciccone Civic Centre

                      1000 McBride Street

                      Prince Rupert, B.C.

IMPORTANT: Anyone attending the news conference in person must not present any symptoms similar to those of COVID-19 and must not have been in contact with anyone who has received a positive diagnosis within the last 14 days. Public health guidelines must be respected at all times.


Haley Hodgson
Press Secretary

Office of the Minister of Pacific Economic Development

Lynsey Brothers
Communications Advisor
Pacific Economic Development Canada 


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