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Media Advisory - Edmonton, AB

September 3, 2020 – Edmonton, Alberta – Western Economic Diversification Canada

The Honourable Mélanie Joly, MP for Ahuntsic-Cartierville, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada, will outline federal innovation support for Alberta’s engineering and construction industry to take advantage of new opportunities to expand, grow and create jobs for western Canadians.

Minister Joly will be joined by Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages (Western Economic Diversification Canada) and to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change (Canada Water Agency).

The Honourable Doug Schweitzer, Minister of Jobs, Economy and Innovation will also outline provincial support for the initiative.

Following remarks, Minister Joly, Parliamentary Secretary Duguid, and Minister Schweitzer will be available to answer questions from the media.

Date: Friday, September 4, 2020

Time: 10:15 a.m. MT / 12:15 p.m. ET

Location: The virtual announcement will take place over Zoom and will be recorded. Please email to RSVP and request the link.


Alexander Cohen
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Economic
Development and Official Languages

Western Economic Diversification Canada
Media Relations

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