Ministers Alghabra and Duclos to make an important announcement about funding in support of Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport recovery and to visit the Davie shipyard in Levis

Media advisory

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC — The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the President of the Treasury Board, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, and President and CEO of the Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport, Stéphane Poirier, will make an important funding announcement in support of economic recovery of the Quebec City Jean Lesage International Airport.

They will be available to answer questions from the media following the announcement.

Date: Friday, August 6, 2021
Time: 9:00 a.m. (EST)
Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport
Terminal - International arrivals hall
505 Principale Street
Quebec City, QC G2G 0J4

Media are invited to park in the multi-level parking. Free parking passes will be distributed at the exit.

Ministers Alghabra and Duclos will then proceed to the Davie shipyard for a site visit. Media representatives are invited to join the tour for a photo op.

Date: Friday, August 6, 2021
Time: 10:30 a.m. (EST)
Davie Shipyard
22 George-D.-Davie Street
Levis, QC G6V 0K4

For media participation on-site:

In line with the Public Health Agency of Canada and Quebec Public Health’s recommendations, in-person attendance will be controlled by Transport Canada. Wearing a face cover is mandatory.

We ask for 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, to not attend.


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

Media Relations

Transport Canada, Ottawa

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