Government of Canada to announce new funding programs to support Canadian airports 

Media advisory

OTTAWA, ONTARIO — The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Gaspésie – Les-Îles-de-la-Madeleine, the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, and the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development and Member of Parliament for Long Range Mountains, Gudie Hutchings, will hold a virtual news conference to announce new funding programs as well as the financing of projects to support Canadian airports.

The Ministers and the Parliamentary Secretary will be available to answer questions from the media following the announcement. The virtual announcement will be conducted on MS Teams.

Media representatives who wish to attend the event must register by sending an email to before 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 11.

A confirmation email containing the link and instructions for participating in the conference will only be provided to media representatives who have registered.

Date: Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Time: 12:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)
Location: MS Teams, via the login link to be provided


Allison St-Jean
Press Secretary
Office of the Honourable Omar Alghabra
Minister of Transport, Ottawa

Media Relations
Transport Canada, Ottawa

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