Minister of Transport to make an important funding announcement to support trade corridors

Media advisory

Edmonton, Alberta – The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, will make an important funding announcement to support trade corridors.  Minister Alghabra will be joined by Mayor Amarjeet Sohi and Tom Ruth, President and CEO of the Edmonton International Airport.

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

Date: Thursday, July 21, 2022

Time: 10:00 a.m. MDT

Edmonton International Airport
3492 - 21 Street East
Edmonton, AB

Notes for media:

Once you have arrived at 3492 - 21 Street East, please proceed to the north end of the parking lot, in front of Purolator. Parking attendants will be on site to coordinate vehicle parking. Once parked, site access will be via the Cargojet warehouse (Door C).  Please follow signs saying “Special Event.”

Please bring media and government-issued identification to obtain the required visitor badge. 

In line with the Public Health Agency of Canada, in-person attendance will be monitored. Wearing a face covering and physical distancing are highly recommended.

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


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

Media Relations
Transport Canada, Ottawa

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