Minister Alghabra, Minister Vandal, and Parliamentary Secretary Duguid to make an important funding announcement in support of Canada’s airport recovery

Media advisory

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA – The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Minister of Northern Affairs, the Honourable Dan Vandal, and Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages (Western Economic Diversification) and to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change (Canada Water Agency), will make an important funding announcement in support of airport recovery in Winnipeg; they will be joined by Barry Rempel, President and Chief Executive Officer, Winnipeg Airports Authority.

Minister Alghabra, Minister Vandal, Parliamentary Secretary Duguid, and Mr. Rempel will be available to answer questions from the media following the announcement.

Date:        Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Time:        9:30 a.m. CDT

Winnipeg Richardson International Airport
Departures Level, near the James Armstrong Richardson statue    
2000 Wellington Avenue
Winnipeg, MB
R3H 1C2

For media participation on-site:

In line with the Public Health Agency of Canada and the Manitoba Provincial Health Officer’s orders and guidance, in-person attendance will be controlled by Transport Canada. Wearing a face covering is required.

We ask that people who have recently received a positive diagnosis for COVID-19, or are awaiting test results, or who have been exposed to COVID-19, or are experiencing symptoms as described on Health Canada's website, not to attend.


Allison St-Jean
Senior Communications Advisor & Press Secretary
Office of the Honourable Omar Alghabra, Minister of Transport

Media Relations
Transport Canada, Ottawa

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