Government of Canada to announce funding in support of regional air transportation ecosystems across the Prairies

Media advisory

Media Advisory - Winnipeg, Manitoba

Winnipeg, Manitoba, August 3, 2021 – 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), on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, will announce funding to support the post-COVID recovery of regional airports.

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

Event:             Parliamentary Secretary Terry Duguid to deliver remarks virtually and announce details on funding being made to support regional airports across the Prairies.

Date:               Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Time:              9:30 a.m. CDT

Location:        Zoom

Members of the media are asked to register for the event at:


Catherine Mounier-Desrochers
Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages

Sarah McCullough
Acting Director, Policy, Planning and External Relations, Manitoba Region
Western Economic Diversification Canada

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