Public Health Agency of Canada

08/03/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 08/03/2021 14:58

Minister Vandal to Announce Funding for Société de la francophonie manitobaine Project

WINNIPEG - The Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, and Member of Parliament (Saint Boniface-Saint Vital) will make a funding announcement Wednesday for a new project that will connect official language minority communities across the West and North. He will make the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages.

This event will be held in person.

As space is limited, journalists who wish to attend this press conference must confirm their presence by sending an email to [email protected] before 9:00 a.m. on August 4.

Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local.

EVENT: Press Conference

DATE: Wednesday, August 4, 2021

LOCATION: Le Patio 340*, Centre culturel franco-manitobain, 340 Provencher Boulevard, Winnipeg

TIME: 1:30 p.m.

*In case of rain, this event will take place in the centre's gallery.

NOTES: Those who wish to attend must respect the physical distancing practices outlined by the Public Health Agency of Canada. Keeping two metres apart from others and wearing a face mask are highly recommended. As per current public health guidance, please do not attend the event if you are feeling unwell or experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19.