Government of Canada to announce new funding in support of Canada’s Marine Training Program

Media advisory

Vancouver, BRITISH COLUMBIA – The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, the Dean of the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), Steve Perry, and a BCIT Graduate from the Bridge Watch Rating Program, Shandis Harrison, will make an important announcement related to Oceans Protection Plan funding in support of the Marine Training Program.

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

Date: Thursday, March 16, 2023

Time: 11:00 a.m. (PDT)

British Columbia Institute of Technology
North Vancouver Marine Campus
265 W Esplanade
North Vancouver, BC V7M 1A5


Nadine Ramadan
Press Secretary and Communications Advisor
Office of the Honourable Omar Alghabra
Minister of Transport, Ottawa

Media Relations
Transport Canada, Ottawa

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