Minister of Transport to make an important funding announcement in support of Canada’s airport recovery

Media advisory

EDMONTON, ALBERTA – The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, will make an important funding announcement in support of airport recovery in Edmonton.  Minister Alghabra will be joined by the Mayor of Leduc County, Tanni Doblanko, the Mayor of the City of Leduc, Bob Young, and the President and CEO of the Edmonton International Airport, Tom Ruth.

Minister Alghabra, Mayor Doblanko, Mayor Young and Mr. Ruth will be available to answer questions from the media following the announcement.

Date:        Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Time:        9:00 a.m. MDT

Edmonton International Airport
Outdoors by Door 28 on the Departures level (adjacent to the Valet Park)    
1, 1000 Airport Road NW
Edmonton, AB
T9E 0V3

For media participation on-site:

In line with the Public Health Agency of Canada’s guidance and the Edmonton International Airport’s requirements, a face covering is required inside the airport; face coverings are optional outdoors.

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

Page details

Date modified: