Government of Canada to announce new funding to support the Edmonton International Airport

Media advisory

The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, and the Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister responsible for Prairies Economic Development Canada and Minister responsible for the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, the Honourable Daniel Vandal, will make an important funding announcement to support critical infrastructure at the Edmonton International Airport. Minister Alghabra and Minister Vandal will be joined by Tom Ruth, President and CEO, Edmonton Regional Airports Authority.

Minister Alghabra, Minister Vandal and Tom Ruth will be available to answer questions from the media following the announcement.

For media participation:

Media are invited to email Transport Canada Media Relations at no later than 8:00 a.m. MST (10:00 a.m. EST) on Monday, February 7, 2022, to receive a link to participate in the virtual event.

Date:              Monday, February 7, 2022
Time:              9:00 a.m. MST (11:00 a.m. EST)
Location:       Virtual

Live stream: The event will be streamed on Transport Canada’s Twitter account. Please note that only media registered for the event will be able to pose questions during the Question-and-Answer period.


Laurel Lennox
Press Secretary
Office of the Honourable Omar Alghabra
Minister of Transport, Ottawa

Media Relations
Transport Canada, Ottawa

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